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Calderon, Alberto Pedro

Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1998 AD
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.