# Friedhelm Waldhausen

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**Friedhelm Waldhausen** (born 1938 in Millich, Hückelhoven, Rhine Province) is a German mathematician known for his work in algebraic topology. He made fundamental contributions in the fields of 3-manifolds and (algebraic) K-theory.

German mathematician (born 1938)

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Friedhelm Waldhausen | |
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Born | Hückelhoven, Germany |

Alma mater | University of Bonn |

Known for | Waldhausen S-construction |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | Bielefeld University |