In December 1892, the french mathematician Charles Hermite had a jubilee celebration.

He received a number of letters and telegrams. One of them is from the members of the University of Berlin, see the following picture: Letter from the University of Berlin

I can identify all but one name:

von Helmholtz (physicist), Weierstrass (mathematician), Kummer (mathematician), the missing one

von Bezold (physicist), E. Dubois-Reymond (physician), Kundt (physicist), H.W. Vogel (chemist), Fuchs (mathematician).

Can you identify the missing one? (It seems that it is something like S. S...ers)


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All signatories (and Hermite) were members of the Prussian Academy : 1/1/1892, 1/1/1893.


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