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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 209,717 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Emil Artin is the 273rd most popular mathematician (down from 204th in 2019), the 413th most popular biography from Austria (down from 320th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Austrian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Emil Artin ranks 273 out of 823Before him are René-Louis Baire, Igor Ansoff, Joseph Bertrand, Tatyana Afanasyeva, Seki Takakazu, and Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov. After him are Liu Xin, Shiing-Shen Chern, Eugenio Beltrami, John Wilkins, Adolf Hurwitz, and Richard S. Hamilton.

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Among people born in 1898, Emil Artin ranks 82Before him are Jean Borotra, Katarzyna Kobro, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Luigi Fagioli, Hans Globke, and Hastings Banda. After him are Karl Mauss, Alberto Suppici, Grace Moore, Berenice Abbott, Piero Sraffa, and Kaj Munk. Among people deceased in 1962, Emil Artin ranks 59Before him are Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Hu Shih, Poul Nielsen, E. E. Cummings, Henri Wallon, and Prince René of Bourbon-Parma. After him are Tod Browning, Ricardo Rodríguez, Trygve Gulbranssen, Kirsten Flagstad, Vita Sackville-West, and Antoine Pevsner.

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Among people born in Austria, Emil Artin ranks 413 out of 1,237Before him are Hanns Albin Rauter (1895), Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria (1868), Prince René of Bourbon-Parma (1894), Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe (1833), and Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić (1874). After him are Franz von Liszt (1851), Helene Weigel (1900), Maria Theresa of Austria (1801), Jacob Stainer (1619), Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria (1689), and Robert Stolz (1880).


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 Hans Hahn (1879), Georg Alexander Pick (1859), Karl Menger (1902), Philipp Frank (1884), Hermann Bondi (1919), Simon von Stampfer (1790), and Otto E. Neugebauer (1899).