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1959 – Born on the 14th of August. 1977 – Attending Tamalpais High School, in Mill Valley, California, he placed third in the USA Mathematical Olympiad. 1978 – He was a Putnam Fellow. 1981 – He received his B.S. in Mathematics in for undergraduate work at Caltech. 1985 – He then earned his Ph.D. in ..

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1952 – Born in Tel Aviv. 1973 – Shamir received a BS in Mathematics from Tel Aviv University. 1975 – He obtained his MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the Weizmann Institute. 1977-1980 – He did research at MIT before returning to be a member of the faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of ..

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1926 – Born in Bages on the 15th of September. 1945-1948 – Serre was educated at the Lycée de Nîmes and then at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. 1951 – He was awarded his doctorate from the Sorbonne. 1948-1954 – He held positions at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris. 1954 ..

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1915 – Born on the 5th of March in Paris, France. 1945 – He received his doctorate in mathematical sciences in Paris, after which he became a professor at the University of Nancy. 1950 – Schwartz was awarded the Fields Medal at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S for his work on ..

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1903 – Born on May 15th in Dresden. German-born Peruvian mathematician and archaeologist, was the self-appointed keeper of the Nazca Lines, a series of Peruvian ground drawings more than 1,000 years old. 1932 – She emigrated to Peru. 1941 – She escape the political situation in Germany, became fascinated with the mysterious lines after visiting ..

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580 B.C. – Born in Samos, Ionia, Greece. Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. He was a mystic, philosopher, and scientist.          – He developed doctrine of metempsychosis. 535 B.C. – Pythagoras went to Egypt.          – Pythagoras was refused admission to all the temples except the one ..

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1887 – Born George Pollák in Budapest on the 13th of December. 1940 – Immigrated to US.          – Wrote "How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method"          – He worked on a great variety of mathematical topics, including series, number theory, combinatorics, and probability.          – In How ..

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1931 – Born on August 8th in Colchester, Essex, England. British mathematician and relativist who in the 1960s calculated many of the basic features of black holes. 1957 – After obtaining a Ph.D. in algebraic geometry from the University of Cambridge, Penrose held temporary posts at a number of universities in both England and America. ..

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