Alfréd Rényi

1921 - 1970

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Alfréd Rényi (20 March 1921 – 1 February 1970) was a Hungarian mathematician who made contributions in combinatorics, graph theory, number theory but mostly in probability theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfréd Rényi has received more than 107,335 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alfréd Rényi is the 593rd most popular mathematician (down from 559th in 2019), the 375th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 330th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Hungarian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Alfréd Rényi ranks 593 out of 828Before him are Solomon Lefschetz, Thoralf Skolem, Oswald Veblen, John Lennox, Sydney Chapman, and Giovanni Battista Zupi. After him are Suzan Kahramaner, Claude Chevalley, Arthur Moritz Schoenflies, Paul du Bois-Reymond, Carl Neumann, and Aleksey Krylov.

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Among people born in 1921, Alfréd Rényi ranks 239Before him are James Blish, Ken Adam, Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, Frédéric Dard, Dominique Mbonyumutwa, and Nancy Kelly. After him are Nadezhda Popova, Mario Rigoni Stern, Alan Freed, H. C. Artmann, Piero Carini, and Maria Gorokhovskaya. Among people deceased in 1970, Alfréd Rényi ranks 152Before him are Dora Boothby, Ștefan Barbu, Billie Burke, František Junek, Pierre Mac Orlan, and Sydney Chapman. After him are Ludovico Bidoglio, Cyril Scott, Terry Sawchuk, Konstantinos Tsaldaris, Shaken Aimanov, and John O'Hara.

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Among people born in Hungary, Alfréd Rényi ranks 375 out of 696Before him are Johann Löwenthal (1810), Attila Petschauer (1904), Zoltán Kocsis (1952), László Paskai (1927), László Sárosi (1932), and Imre Makovecz (1935). After him are Miklós Szabados (1912), Sándor Weöres (1913), Anton Seidl (1850), Ferenc Sas (1915), Zoltán Varga (1945), and Sándor Wekerle (1848).


Among mathematicians born in Hungary, Alfréd Rényi ranks 12Before him are John G. Kemeny (1926), Frigyes Riesz (1880), Peter Lax (1926), Paul Halmos (1916), Endre Szemerédi (1940), and Dénes Kőnig (1884). After him are László Lovász (1948), Pál Turán (1910), Vera T. Sós (1930), Alfréd Haar (1885), Lipót Fejér (1880), and Raoul Bott (1923).