Calderon, Alberto Pedro
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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