Evelyn Boyd Granville

1924 - Today

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Evelyn Boyd Granville (born May 1, 1924) was the second African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics from an American University; she earned it in 1949 from Yale University. She graduated from Smith College in 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Evelyn Boyd Granville has received more than 73,034 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Evelyn Boyd Granville is the 774th most popular mathematician (down from 722nd in 2019), the 9,300th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,956th in 2019) and the 64th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Evelyn Boyd Granville ranks 774 out of 828Before her are Yury Osipov, William Gemmell Cochran, Demetrios Christodoulou, Raoul Bott, Elwyn Berlekamp, and Simon Singh. After her are Christine Darden, Gladys West, Richard Rado, Ken Ribet, George Mostow, and Richard Brauer.

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Among people born in 1924, Evelyn Boyd Granville ranks 370Before her are William H. Webster, Vicki Draves, Louie Bellson, Vajiha Samadova, Terry Southern, and Lucky Thompson. After her are Joy Page, Ivan Udodov, Russell Johnson, Ken Armstrong, William H. Gass, and Nikolai Sologubov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Evelyn Boyd Granville ranks 9,300 out of 15,968Before her are Christine Taylor (1971), David Halberstam (1934), Lucky Thompson (1924), Alex English (1954), Abraham Baldwin (1754), and Katharine Drexel (1858). After her are The Boogeyman (1964), Kim Fowley (1939), Marge Champion (1919), James Frawley (1936), Doris Eaton Travis (1904), and Steven R. McQueen (1988).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Evelyn Boyd Granville ranks 64Before her are Richard Garfield (1963), Marshall Harvey Stone (1903), Hassler Whitney (1907), Garrett Birkhoff (1911), Marston Morse (1892), and Elwyn Berlekamp (1940). After her are Christine Darden (1942), Gladys West (1930), Ken Ribet (1948), George Mostow (1923), Martin Davis (1928), and Ormond Stone (1847).