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MATHEMATICIAN

Andrey Kolmogorov

1903 - 1987

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Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov (Russian: Андре́й Никола́евич Колмого́ров, IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvʲɪtɕ kəlmɐˈɡorəf] (listen), 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 749,983 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrey Kolmogorov is the 75th most popular mathematician, the 156th most popular biography from Russia (down from 138th 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 75 out of 823Before him are Bhāskara II, Willebrord Snellius, Zhang Heng, Katherine Johnson, Urbain Le Verrier, and Giuseppe Peano. After him are Richard Dedekind, Augustus De Morgan, Regiomontanus, Alexander Grothendieck, Ctesibius, and Friedrich Bessel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 18Before him are Kane Tanaka, Habib Bourguiba, Fernandel, Galeazzo Ciano, Marguerite Yourcenar, and Rudolf Abel. After him are Yasujirō Ozu, Anaïs Nin, Adolf Butenandt, C. F. Powell, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, and Nikolai Podgorny. Among people deceased in 1987, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 12Before him are Rita Hayworth, Primo Levi, Lawrence Kohlberg, Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, and Pola Negri. After him are Thomas Sankara, Gunnar Myrdal, Walter Houser Brattain, John Huston, Lino Ventura, and John Howard Northrop.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 156 out of 3,262Before him are Joseph Brodsky (1940), Stenka Razin (1630), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Alexander Glazunov (1865), Paul Karrer (1889), and Vladimir Vysotsky (1938). After him are Viktor Zubkov (1941), Alexei Leonov (1934), Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Raisa Gorbacheva (1932), and Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690).

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), Christian Goldbach (1690), Grigori Perelman (1966), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Andrey Markov (1856), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), and Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909).