Award Winners Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List

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List of Wolf Prize in Mathematics winners from every year the award has been given out. All Wolf Prize in Mathematics winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Wolf Prize in Mathematics award are listed along with photos for every Wolf Prize in Mathematics winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Wolf Prize in Mathematics award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Wolf Prize in Mathematics are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Wolf Prize in Mathematics winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Wolf Prize in Mathematics winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Wolf Prize in Mathematics winners of all time. Anybody who won the Wolf Prize in Mathematics usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Wolf Prize in Mathematics-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Wolf Prize in Mathematics, so most of the famous Wolf Prize in Mathematics winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Wolf Prize in Mathematics?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing is made up of different items like Elias M. Stein and Atle Selberg. (50 items)

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Alberto Calderón is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Alberto Pedro Calderón was one of the leading mathematicians of the 20th century. He was born in Mendoza, Argentina. His name is associated with the University of Buenos Aires, but first ...more

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André Weil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
André Weil was an influential French mathematician of the 20th century, known for his foundational work in number theory and algebraic geometry. He was a founding member and the de facto ...more

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Andrew Wiles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Sir Andrew John Wiles, KBE, FRS is a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford, specialising in number theory. He is most notable for proving ...more

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Andrey Kolmogorov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov was a 20th-century Soviet mathematician who made significant contributions to the mathematics of probability theory, topology, intuitionistic logic, turbulence, ...more

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Atle Selberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Atle Selberg was a Norwegian mathematician known for his work in analytic number theory, and in the theory of automorphic forms, in particular bringing them into relation with spectral theory. ...more

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Carl Ludwig Siegel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Carl Ludwig Siegel was a German mathematician specialising in number theory and celestial mechanics. He is known for, amongst other things, his contributions to the Thue-Siegel-Roth theorem in ...more

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David Mumford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
David Bryant Mumford is an American mathematician known for distinguished work in algebraic geometry, and then for research into vision and pattern theory. He won the Fields Medal and was a ...more

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Dennis Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Dennis Parnell Sullivan is an American mathematician. He is known for work in topology, both algebraic and geometric, and on dynamical systems. He holds the Albert Einstein Chair at the City ...more

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Elias M. Stein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Elias Menachem Stein is a mathematician and a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis. He is a professor emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University.

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Ennio de Giorgi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Ennio De Giorgi was an Italian mathematician, member of the House of Giorgi, who worked on partial differential equations and the foundations of mathematics.

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Friedrich Hirzebruch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Friedrich Ernst Peter Hirzebruch ForMemRS was a German mathematician, working in the fields of topology, complex manifolds and algebraic geometry, and a leading figure in his generation. He has ...more

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Grigory Margulis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Gregori Aleksandrovich Margulis is a Russian mathematician known for his work on lattices in Lie groups, and the introduction of methods from ergodic theory into diophantine approximation. He ...more

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Hans Lewy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Hans Lewy was a German born American mathematician, known for his work on partial differential equations and on the theory of functions of several complex variables.

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Hassler Whitney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Hassler Whitney was a mathematician and mountaineer.

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Henri Cartan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Henri Paul Cartan was a French mathematician with substantial contributions in algebraic topology. He was the son of the French mathematician Élie Cartan and the brother of composer Jean

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Hillel Furstenberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Hillel Furstenberg is an American-Israeli mathematician, a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and U.S. National Academy of Sciences and a laureate of the Wolf Prize in ...more

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Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro was a Soviet-born Israeli mathematician. During a career that spanned 60 years he made major contributions to applied science as well as theoretical mathematics. In the ...more

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Israel Gelfand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, also written Israïl Moyseyovich Gel'fand, or Izrail M. Gelfand was a Soviet mathematician who made major contributions to many branches of mathematics, including ...more

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Jacques Tits is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Jacques Tits is a Belgium-born French mathematician who works on group theory and geometry and who introduced Tits buildings, the Tits alternative, and the Tits group.

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Jean Leray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Jean Leray was a French mathematician, who worked on both partial differential equations and algebraic topology.

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Jean-Pierre Serre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Jean-Pierre Serre is a French mathematician who has made fundamental contributions to algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, and algebraic number theory. He was awarded the Fields Medal in ...more

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John G. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
John Griggs Thompson is a mathematician at the University of Florida noted for his work in the field of finite groups. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1970, the Wolf Prize in 1992 and the ...more

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John Milnor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
John Willard Milnor is a highly influential American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, K-theory and dynamical systems. Milnor is a distinguished professor at Stony Brook ...more

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John Tate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
John Torrence Tate, Jr. is an American mathematician, distinguished for many fundamental contributions in algebraic number theory, arithmetic geometry and related areas in algebraic geometry. He ...more

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Joseph Keller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Joseph Bishop Keller is an American mathematician who specializes in applied mathematics. He is best known for his work on the "Geometrical Theory of Diffraction". He obtained his PhD ...more

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Jürgen Moser is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Jürgen Kurt Moser or Juergen Kurt Moser was a German-American mathematician.

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Kiyoshi Itō is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Kiyoshi Itō was a Japanese mathematician. He pioneered the theory of stochastic integration and stochastic differential equations, now known as the Itō calculus. Its basic concept is the Itō ...more

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Kunihiko Kodaira is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Kunihiko Kodaira was a Japanese mathematician known for distinguished work in algebraic geometry and the theory of complex manifolds, and as the founder of the Japanese school of algebraic ...more

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Lars Ahlfors is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Lars Valerian Ahlfors was a Finnish mathematician, remembered for his work in the field of Riemann surfaces and his text on complex analysis.

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Lars Hörmander is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Lars Valter Hörmander was a Swedish mathematician who has been called "the foremost contributor to the modern theory of linear partial differential equations". He was awarded the ...more

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László Lovász is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
László Lovász is a Hungarian mathematician, best known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was awarded the Wolf Prize and the Knuth Prize in 1999, and the Kyoto ...more

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Lennart Carleson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Lennart Axel Edvard Carleson is a Swedish mathematician, known as a leader in the field of harmonic analysis. One of his most famous achievements is his proof of Lusin's conjecture.

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Luis Caffarelli is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Luis A. Caffarelli is an Argentine mathematician and leader in the field of partial differential equations and their applications.

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Mark Krein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Mark Grigorievich Krein was a Soviet Jewish mathematician, one of the major figures of the Soviet school of functional analysis. He is known for works in operator theory, the problem of moments, ...more

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Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov, is a French–Russian mathematician known for important contributions in many different areas of mathematics. He is considered a geometer in a very broad sense of the ...more

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Mikio Sato is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Mikio Sato is a Japanese mathematician, who started the field of algebraic analysis. He studied at the University of Tokyo and then did graduate study in physics as a student of Shin'ichiro ...more

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Oscar Zariski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Oscar Zariski was an American mathematician and one of the most influential algebraic geometers of the 20th century.

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Paul Erdős is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Paul Erdős was a Hungarian mathematician. He was one of the most prolific mathematicians of the 20th century, but also known for his social practice of mathematics and eccentric lifestyle. Erdős ...more

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Peter Lax is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Peter David Lax is an American mathematician working in the areas of pure and applied mathematics. He has made important contributions to integrable systems, fluid dynamics and shock waves, ...more

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Phillip Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Phillip Augustus Griffiths IV is an American mathematician, known for his work in the field of geometry, and in particular for the complex manifold approach to algebraic geometry. He was a major ...more

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Pierre Deligne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Pierre René, Viscount Deligne is a Belgian mathematician. He is known for work on the Weil conjectures, leading to a complete proof in 1973. He is the winner of the 2013 Abel Prize, 2008 ...more

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Raoul Bott is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Raoul Bott, ForMemRS was a Hungarian mathematician known for numerous basic contributions to geometry in its broad sense. He is best known for his Bott periodicity theorem, the Morse–Bott ...more

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Robert Langlands is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Robert Phelan Langlands is a Canadian mathematician best known as the founder of the Langlands program, a vast web of conjectures and results connecting representation theory and automorphic ...more

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Saharon Shelah is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Saharon Shelah is an Israeli mathematician. He is a professor of mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Rutgers University in New Jersey.

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Samuel Eilenberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Samuel Eilenberg was a Polish-born American mathematician.

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Sergei Novikov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Sergei Petrovich Novikov is a Soviet and Russian mathematician, noted for work in both algebraic topology and soliton theory. In 1970, he won the Fields Medal.

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Shiing-Shen Chern is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Shiing-Shen Chern was a Chinese-born American mathematician. He was regarded as one of the leaders in differential geometry of the twentieth century.

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Stephen Smale is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Stephen Smale is an American mathematician from Flint, Michigan. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1966, and spent more than three decades on the mathematics faculty of the University of ...more

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Vladimir Arnold is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Vladimir Igorevich Arnold was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. While he is best known for the Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem regarding the stability of integrable systems, he made important ...more

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Yakov G. Sinai is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Wolf Prize in Mathematics Winners List
Yakov Grigorevich Sinai is a mathematician known for his work on dynamical systems. He contributed to the modern metric theory of dynamical systems and connected the world of deterministic ...more