Edward Kasner

1878 - 1955

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Edward Kasner (April 2, 1878 – January 7, 1955) was a American mathematician who was appointed Tutor on Mathematics in the Columbia University Mathematics Department. Kasner was the first Jew appointed to a faculty position in the sciences at Columbia University. Subsequently, he became an adjunct professor in 1906, and a full professor in 1910, at the university. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Kasner has received more than 124,534 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Edward Kasner is the 391st most popular mathematician (down from 362nd in 2019), the 3,200th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,577th in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Edward Kasner ranks 391 out of 828Before him are Ernesto Cesàro, Pierre Wantzel, Adriaan van Roomen, Yutaka Taniyama, Maryam Mirzakhani, and Yakov Sinai. After him are Alain Connes, Luigi Cremona, Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, Helmut Hasse, Abraham Fraenkel, and Hermann Hankel.

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Among people born in 1878, Edward Kasner ranks 91Before him are Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Mikhail Artsybashev, Grigory Petrovsky, Otto Freundlich, J. F. C. Fuller, and Hans Ledwinka. After him are Alexander Tamanian, Jorge Ubico, Anna Coleman Ladd, Herbert Chapman, Tullio Serafin, and André Caplet. Among people deceased in 1955, Edward Kasner ranks 67Before him are Cy Young, Antanas Merkys, Erich Brandenberger, Holger Nielsen, Louis Lachenal, and Konstantin Hierl. After him are Theodor Innitzer, Horace McCoy, Emmett Till, Ona Munson, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, and Lin Huiyin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Kasner ranks 3,200 out of 15,968Before him are Serena Williams (1981), Robert Stroud (1890), Besse Cooper (1896), John Ritter (1948), Stuart Gordon (1947), and Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857). After him are Diana Serra Cary (1918), René Auberjonois (1940), Fred Quimby (1886), Rosemary Clooney (1928), Patty Hearst (1954), and Erica Jong (1942).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Edward Kasner ranks 20Before him are John G. Thompson (1932), Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Milnor (1931), Jim Simons (1938), Jesse Douglas (1897), and Richard Hamming (1915). After him are Stephen Smale (1930), Richard S. Hamilton (1943), Stephen Cole Kleene (1909), Richard E. Bellman (1920), Ronald Graham (1935), and George David Birkhoff (1884).