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Calderon, Alberto Pedro

Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Argentinian
Categories: Mathematicians


1920 - Born on September 14th in Mendoza, Argentina. Argentinian mathematician.

1947 - He received a degree in civil engineering at the University of Buenos Aires.

1948 - He first met world-renowned University of Chicago mathematician Antoni Zygmund, who would become his mentor.

1950 - Married to Mabel Molinelli.

1959 - He returned to Chicago as Professor of Mathematics.

1975 - He has also been an honorary professor at the University of Buenos Aires.

1979 - Won the Bôcher Memorial Prize from the American Mathematical Society.

1989 - Alberto Calderon wins the Wolf Prize, Mathematics highest award. His work in mathematical analysis has made him be considered one of the most influential mathematician of the 20th century.

         - Recipient of the Steele Prize from the American Mathematical Society.

         - Awarded with the Argentina’s Consagracion Nacional Prize.

         - Married to Alexandra Bellow.

1991 - Received the National Medal of Science.

1998 - Died on April 16th in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 77.


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