Mahmut Bajraktarević

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Mahmut Bajraktarević (1909, Sarajevo – 1985, Bugojno) was a Bosnian mathematician and academician.[1][2] He graduated from the University of Belgrade in 1933 and received his doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1953 with the dissertation Sur certaines suites itérées. Bajraktarević was a professor at the University of Sarajevo and had a great influence on the development of mathematics in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He contributed to the research areas of functional equations, iterative sequences and summability theory.


  1. Gropp, Harald (2010), "Mathematics in Bosnia–Herzegovina", in Bečvářová, Martina; Binder, Christa (eds.), Mathematics in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire: Proceedings of a Symposium held in Budapest on August 1, 2009 during the XXIII ICHST, Praha: Matfyzpress, pp. 75–80, Another Bosnian mathematician was Mahmut Bajraktarević, born in Sarajevo in 1909. He died in Bugojno in 1985.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Tanović-Miller, Naza (2001), Testimony of a Bosnian, Eastern European studies, 14, Texas A&M University Press, p. 67, ISBN 9781585441136, In 1984, with the help of Prof. Mahmut Bajraktarević, a member of the Bosnian Academy and the oldest living mathematician in Bosnia, we founded a new mathematical journal in Sarajevo.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>.

Additional reading

  • Maravić, Manojlo; Perić, Veselin; Vajzović, Fikret (1980), "Life and work of Academician Mahmut Bajraktarević", Akademija Nauka i Umjetnosti Bosne i Hercegovine (19): 5–17, MR 0590293<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>.