Alan Baker

1939 - 2018

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Alan Baker (19 August 1939 – 4 February 2018) was an English mathematician, known for his work on effective methods in number theory, in particular those arising from transcendental number theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Baker has received more than 8,155 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Alan Baker is the 277th most popular mathematician (down from 260th in 2019), the 1,378th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,224th in 2019) and the 29th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Alan Baker ranks 277 out of 828Before him are Hans Hahn, Gaston Julia, Jacopo Riccati, Tatyana Afanasyeva, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, and Adolf Hurwitz. After him are John Wilkins, Paul Cohen, Anatoly Fomenko, Oronce Finé, Lorenzo Mascheroni, and Pavel Alexandrov.

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Among people born in 1939, Alan Baker ranks 119Before him are Leland H. Hartwell, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Neil Sedaka, Yaphet Kotto, Warda Al-Jazairia, and Peter Bogdanovich. After him are Ali Farka Touré, Grace Slick, Yoshinobu Ishii, Karen Black, Leo Brouwer, and Tarcisio Burgnich. Among people deceased in 2018, Alan Baker ranks 92Before him are Aharon Appelfeld, Robert Faurisson, James Mirrlees, Belisario Betancur, Uri Avnery, and Robert Morris. After him are Michael Anderson, Joseph Kobzon, Quini, Ermanno Olmi, Josep Lluís Núñez, and Thorvald Stoltenberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Baker ranks 1,378 out of 6,924Before him are Adrian Lyne (1941), David Roberts (1796), Jack Charlton (1935), Wayne Rooney (1985), Arthur Drewry (1891), and David Bradley (1942). After him are Michael Anderson (1920), Bernie Taupin (1950), John Wilkins (1614), Anthony Daniels (1946), Alan Bates (1934), and Peter Burke (1937).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Alan Baker ranks 29Before him are Thomas Simpson (1710), William Jones (1675), Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195), George Atwood (1745), Robert Recorde (1512), and John Graunt (1620). After him are John Wilkins (1614), William George Horner (1786), Peter Barlow (1776), George Green (1793), William Sealy Gosset (1876), and Roger Cotes (1682).