Alain Connes

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Alain Connes (French: [alɛ̃ kɔn]; born 1 April 1947) is a French mathematician, and a theoretical physicist, known for his contributions to the study of operator algebras and noncommutative geometry. He is a Professor at the Collège de France, IHÉS, Ohio State University and Vanderbilt University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Connes has received more than 147,744 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Alain Connes is the 392nd most popular mathematician (up from 407th in 2019), the 2,626th most popular biography from France (down from 2,416th in 2019) and the 69th most popular French Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Alain Connes ranks 392 out of 828Before him are Pierre Wantzel, Adriaan van Roomen, Yutaka Taniyama, Maryam Mirzakhani, Yakov Sinai, and Edward Kasner. After him are Luigi Cremona, Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, Helmut Hasse, Abraham Fraenkel, Hermann Hankel, and John Vitéz.

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Among people born in 1947, Alain Connes ranks 189Before him are Alan Guth, Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Mesut Yılmaz, Graham Bonnet, Patrice Leconte, and Stuart Gordon. After him are Va'aletoa Sualauvi II, Eric F. Wieschaus, Adolfo Rodríguez Saá, Michel Sardou, Tim Buckley, and Porfirio Lobo Sosa.

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Among people born in France, Alain Connes ranks 2,626 out of 5,234Before him are Henri Tresca (1814), Thomas Robert Bugeaud (1784), Thomas, Count of Flanders (1199), Zaz (1980), Berenguer Ramon, Count of Provence (1114), and Abraham Bosse (1604). After him are Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy (1197), Robert Badinter (1928), Michel Blavet (1700), Yolanda of Courtenay (1197), Jean Laplanche (1924), and Charles Nungesser (1892).


Among mathematicians born in France, Alain Connes ranks 69Before him are Paul Émile Appell (1855), Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde (1735), Paul Lévy (1886), Charles-Eugène Delaunay (1816), Johannes de Muris (1290), and Pierre Wantzel (1814). After him are Jacques Philippe Marie Binet (1786), Pierre Vernier (1580), Jacques Ozanam (1640), Jacques Pelletier du Mans (1517), Henri Brocard (1845), and Louis Bachelier (1870).