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 9,341 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Alan Baker is the 292nd most popular mathematician (down from 277th in 2019), the 1,498th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,377th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Alan Baker ranks 292 out of 823Before him are Guo Shoujing, Peter Barlow, Yi Xing, William Jones, Hans Hahn, and Jacopo Riccati. After him are Julius Plücker, Johannes Widmann, Rudolf Lipschitz, Nicholas Mercator, Carl David Tolmé Runge, and Vitello.

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Among people born in 1939, Alan Baker ranks 128Before him are Velibor Vasović, Tarcisio Burgnich, Stanisław Dziwisz, Boris Kolker, Pilar Bardem, and Norman Davies. After him are Vladimir Menshov, Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark, Kim Jae-ryong, Paul Sorvino, Maria Bueno, and Susan Flannery. Among people deceased in 2018, Alan Baker ranks 107Before him are Nicanor Parra, Uri Avnery, Bruno Sammartino, Richard Pipes, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, and Kim Jong-pil. After him are Maria Bueno, Margot Kidder, Darío Castrillón Hoyos, Michael Anderson, Michael Halliday, and Jozef Adamec.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Baker ranks 1,498 out of 7,765Before him are Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770), Oswald of Northumbria (604), William Jones (1675), Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), Gareth Bale (1989), and Norman Davies (1939). After him are David Edward Hughes (1831), Sister Nivedita (1867), Alexander Cunningham (1814), Ciarán Hinds (1953), Dick Taylor (1943), and John Martin (1789).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Alan Baker ranks 31Before him are Thomas Simpson (1710), William George Horner (1786), John Wilkins (1614), John Graunt (1620), Peter Barlow (1776), and William Jones (1675). After him are John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Frank P. Ramsey (1903), George Green (1793), Edward Waring (1736), William Sealy Gosset (1876), and James Stirling (1692).