Emil Artin

1898 - 1962

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Emil Artin (German: [ˈaʁtiːn]; March 3, 1898 – December 20, 1962) was an Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent. Artin was one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. He is best known for his work on algebraic number theory, contributing largely to class field theory and a new construction of L-functions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emil Artin has received more than 159,914 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Emil Artin is the 204th most popular mathematician (up from 267th in 2019), the 320th most popular biography from Austria (up from 361st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Austrian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Emil Artin ranks 204 out of 828Before him are Thomas Abbt, Willem de Sitter, Jan Łukasiewicz, Georg von Peuerbach, Joseph Petzval, and Victor D'Hondt. After him are Édouard Lucas, S. R. Ranganathan, Giovanni Ceva, Gilles de Roberval, Theodorus of Cyrene, and Sam Loyd.

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Among people born in 1898, Emil Artin ranks 62Before him are Howard Florey, Salvatore Ferragamo, Henry Hathaway, Günther Korten, Kurt Tank, and Julius Schaub. After him are Lotte Lenya, Arletty, Inejiro Asanuma, Viktor Ullmann, Hastings Banda, and Ernő Gerő. Among people deceased in 1962, Emil Artin ranks 40Before him are Ivan Meštrović, Hanns Eisler, Gabriele Münter, Gianna Beretta Molla, Archduke Joseph August of Austria, and Eiji Yoshikawa. After him are Killing of Peter Fechter, Dušan Simović, Thomas Mitchell, Aleksei Antonov, Shunroku Hata, and Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg.

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Among people born in Austria, Emil Artin ranks 320 out of 1,075Before him are Rudolf Hilferding (1877), Friedrich von Wieser (1851), Božena Němcová (1820), André Gorz (1923), Martin Karplus (1930), and Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1680). After him are Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1892), Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania (1574), Katharina Schratt (1853), Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628), Lotte Lenya (1898), and Erich Kleiber (1890).


Among mathematicians born in Austria, Emil Artin ranks 5Before him are Kurt Gödel (1906), Josef Stefan (1835), Paul Ehrenfest (1880), and Georg von Peuerbach (1423). After him are Georg Alexander Pick (1859), Hans Hahn (1879), Philipp Frank (1884), Karl Menger (1902), Hermann Bondi (1919), Otto E. Neugebauer (1899), and Friedrich Waismann (1896).