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 717,588 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Andrey Kolmogorov is the 75th most popular mathematician (down from 68th in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Russia (down from 127th 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 828Before him are Friedrich Bessel, Émilie du Châtelet, G. H. Hardy, Gaspard Monge, Richard Dedekind, and Siméon Denis Poisson. After him are Johann Heinrich Lambert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Jacob Bernoulli, Katherine Johnson, Regiomontanus, and Bhāskara II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 13Before him are Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Olav V of Norway, Mark Rothko, Vladimir Horowitz, Habib Bourguiba, and Marguerite Yourcenar. After him are Galeazzo Ciano, Fernandel, Yasujirō Ozu, C. F. Powell, John Dillinger, and Alec Douglas-Home. Among people deceased in 1987, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 11Before him are Dalida, Lawrence Kohlberg, Primo Levi, Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, and Marguerite Yourcenar. After him are Pola Negri, Gunnar Myrdal, John Huston, Jacques Anquetil, Andrés Segovia, and Lee Byung-chul.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Andrey Kolmogorov ranks 138 out of 2,688Before him are Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Ilya Prigogine (1917), Vladimir Tatlin (1885), Ivan Krylov (1769), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), and Georgi Plekhanov (1856). After him are Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Feodor II of Russia (1589), Ivan Goncharov (1812), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Sergei Yesenin (1895), and Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708).

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 Christian Goldbach (1690), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Grigori Perelman (1966), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), Andrey Markov (1856), and Igor Ansoff (1918).