Alexander Grothendieck

1928 - 2014

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Alexander Grothendieck is a German mathematician and Fields medal winner. He made important contributions in topology, algebra and logic.
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List of References (29 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Alexander Grothendieck on "speculation"
  2. Obituary: Washington Post
  3. Obituary: Telegraph
  4. Obituary: Guardian

Honours awarded to Alexander Grothendieck
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Speaker at International Congress1958
Fields Medal1966


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. AMS (part 1)
  3. AMS (part 2)
  4. P Woit
  5. La Libération
  6. Le Monde
  7. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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