Mathematicians in History (Part 5)

Mathematics: Algebra - Statisticians

Historical Events


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Birthdays 401 - 463 of 463

  • 1924-11-20 Benoit Mandelbrot, mathematician (proved Zipf's law), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1924-12-06 Sergey Yablonsky, Soviet and Russian mathematician and one of the founders of the Soviet school of mathematical cybernetics and discrete mathematics (d. 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1926-05-01 Peter Lax, Hungarian Mathematician
  • 1926-08-27 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1926-09-15 Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  • 1927-07-10 Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician
  • 1927-08-02 Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, English mathematician, born in Ponteland, Northumberland
  • 1927-11-12 Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958)
  • 1928-03-01 Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, born in Pretoria (d. 2016)
  • 1928-03-28 Alexander Grothendieck, German mathematician

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1928-06-13 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, born in Bluefield, West Virginia

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
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  • 1929-07-17 Sergei K. Godunov, Russian mathematician
  • 1930-06-08 Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
  • 1930-07-15 Stephen Smale, American mathematician
  • 1930-08-12 Jacques Tits, Belgian mathematician
  • 1931-04-25 Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
  • 1932-02-29 Gene Golub, American mathematician (d. 2007)
  • 1932-04-27 Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
  • 1934-03-23 Ludvig Faddeev, Russian mathematician
  • 1934-04-02 Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (d. 2007)
  • 1934-10-12 Albert Shiryaev, Russian mathematician
  • 1935-03-18 Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician
  • 1935-08-19 Alan Baker, British Mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal (1970) for his work on transcendental number theory, born in London, England
  • 1935-08-29 Hugo Brandt Corstius, Dutch essayist/mathematician
  • 1937-06-12 Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician
  • 1937-12-26 John Horton Conway, British mathematician
  • 1938-01-10 Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist
  • 1938-03-20 Sergei Petrovich Novikov, Russian Mathematician, Fields Medalist
  • 1938-11-03 Martin Dunwoody, British mathematician
  • 1939-05-15 Brian Hartley, mathematician
  • 1940-01-02 S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician
  • 1940-01-05 Yuri Ershov, Russian mathematician
  • 1943-12-23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician
  • 1944-05-25 Robert MacPherson, American mathematician
  • 1944-07-31 Robert C. Merton, American mathematician
  • 1944-10-03 Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
  • 1945-03-13 Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician
  • 1945-08-22 Erol Gelenbe, Turkish computer scientist and mathematician
  • 1945-12-04 Michael Gerzon, mathematician
  • 1946-02-24 Grigory Margulis, Russian mathematician
  • 1946-09-30 William Thurston, Washington, mathematician (Fields Medal, 1982), (d. 2012)
  • 1947-04-01 Alain Connes, French mathematician
  • 1948-05-09 Hans Georg Bock, German mathematician
  • 1949-03-01 Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu
  • 1949-04-04 Shing-Tung Yau, Chinese mathematician
  • 1951-04-21 Michael Hartley Freedman, American mathematician
  • 1951-08-21 Eric Goles, Chilean mathematician and computer scientist
  • 1951-09-11 Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician
  • 1952-03-25 Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician
  • 1952-06-30 Athanassios S. Fokas, Greek mathematician
  • 1952-09-27 Didier Dubois, French mathematician
  • 1953-04-11 Andrew Wiles, British mathematician
  • 1954-07-28 Gerd Faltings, German mathematician
  • 1955-09-07 Efim Zelmanov, Russian mathematician
  • 1956-08-11 Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician
  • 1956-08-23 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (d. 1991)
  • 1960-10-28 Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
  • 1963-11-20 Timothy Gowers, British mathematician
  • 1964-08-25 Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician
  • 1965-01-06 Bjorn Lomborg, Danish mathematician
  • 1966-06-04 Vladimir Voevodsky, Russian mathematician
  • 1966-06-13 Grigori Perelman, Russian mathematician
  • 1975-07-17 Terence Tao, Australian-Chinese mathematician

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