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Kazimierz Vetulani

Kazimierz Vetulani
Born(1889-01-03)3 January 1889
Died4 July 1941(1941-07-04) (aged 52)
NationalityPolish
CitizenshipAustro-Hungarian, Polish
EducationLviv Polytechnic
(Master's degree, 1935)
(Ph.D., 1935)
Scientific career
FieldsCivil engineering, Architectural engineering, Military engineering
InstitutionsLviv Polytechnic
Thesis (1935)
Doctoral advisorWojciech Rubinowicz

Kazimierz Franciszek Vetulani (3 January 1889 – 4 July 1941) was a Polish civil engineer, professor at the Lviv Polytechnic, member of the Polish Mathematical Society, author of several dozen papers in the fields of technology and mathematics, as well as in the field of musical scale theory.

A participant of World War I in the rank of lieutenant of the Austro-Hungarian Army reserve, he was a sapper and a military engineer. He was promoted to the rank of captain in the Polish Army reserve and participated in the Polish–Ukrainian War. In 1935 he obtained Ph.D. at the Lviv Polytechnic. In 1938 he was appointed a deputy professor of general mechanics, and in 1940 he was appointed full professor.

Shortly after the Germans seized Lviv during World War II, on the night of 4 July 1941, he was arrested by Gestapo, the German secret police, and murdered among a group of Lviv professors.