Gabriel Xavier Paul Koenigs (17 January 1858 Toulouse, France – 29 October 1931 Paris, France) was a French mathematician who worked on analysis and geometry. He was elected as Secretary General of the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union after the first world war, and used his position to exclude countries with whom France had been at war from the mathematical congresses.

He was awarded the Poncelet Prize for 1913.

References

O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Gabriel Xavier Paul Koenigs", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.

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