MATHEMATICIAN

Andrey Kolmogorov

1903 - 1987

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Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov (Russian: Андре́й Никола́евич Колмого́ров, IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvʲɪtɕ kəlmɐˈɡorəf] , 25 April 1903 – 20 October 1987) was a Soviet mathematician who contributed to the mathematics of probability theory, topology, intuitionistic logic, turbulence, classical mechanics, algorithmic information theory and computational complexity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrey Kolmogorov has received more than 938,732 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Andrey Kolmogorov is the 79th most popular mathematician (down from 75th in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 155th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Russian Mathematician.

Andrey Kolmogorov was a Russian mathematician who is most famous for his contributions to probability theory and information theory.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 79 out of 1,004Before him are Bonaventura Cavalieri, Zhang Heng, Alfred North Whitehead, Johann Heinrich Lambert, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Augustus De Morgan. After him are Jacob Bernoulli, Regiomontanus, Pappus of Alexandria, Stefan Banach, Felix Klein, and Ctesibius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 17Before him are C. F. Powell, Fernandel, Yasujirō Ozu, Marguerite Yourcenar, Vladimir Horowitz, and Adolf Butenandt. After him are Kane Tanaka, Jan Tinbergen, Anaïs Nin, Mustafa Barzani, Galeazzo Ciano, and José Antonio Primo de Rivera. Among people deceased in 1987, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 14Before him are Gunnar Myrdal, Rita Hayworth, Marguerite Yourcenar, Fred Astaire, Thomas Sankara, and Walter Houser Brattain. After him are Maria von Trapp, William P. Murphy, Pola Negri, Lawrence Kohlberg, James Baldwin, and Fahri Korutürk.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 153 out of 3,761Before him are Sergey Shoygu (1955), Gala Dalí (1894), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Semyon Budyonny (1883), and Alexey Stakhanov (1906). After him are Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Käthe Kollwitz (1867), Anatoly Dyatlov (1931), Feodor II of Russia (1589), Boris Berezovsky (1946), and Mikhail Glinka (1804).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Russia

Among mathematicians born in Russia, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 5Before him are David Hilbert (1862), Georg Cantor (1845), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), and Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792). After him are Alexander Friedmann (1888), Grigori Perelman (1966), Christian Goldbach (1690), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Andrey Markov (1856), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), and Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909).