Garrett Birkhoff

1911 - 1996

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Garrett Birkhoff (January 19, 1911 – November 22, 1996) was an American mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garrett Birkhoff has received more than 94,182 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Garrett Birkhoff is the 755th most popular mathematician (down from 685th in 2019), the 8,531st most popular biography from United States and the 61st most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Garrett Birkhoff ranks 755 out of 828Before him are S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan, Mark Kac, Marshall Harvey Stone, Luis Caffarelli, Øystein Ore, and Hassler Whitney. After him are Vladimir Voevodsky, Christoph Gudermann, Shinichi Mochizuki, Laurent Lafforgue, Nathan Jacobson, and James Lighthill.

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Among people born in 1911, Garrett Birkhoff ranks 273Before him are Frederick Seitz, Eric Williams, Milan Stojanović, Hugh Marlowe, Philibert Smellinckx, and Dudley Senanayake. After him are Ann Dvorak, Ruth Hussey, Ellsworth Vines, John Gorton, Stephen McNally, and Ann Doran. Among people deceased in 1996, Garrett Birkhoff ranks 230Before him are Bibi Besch, Fulvio Nesti, Yahya Ayyash, Gilda, Christine Pascal, and Jean-Claude Piumi. After him are Anna Chandy, Konstantin Loktev, Les Baxter, Sarah Palfrey Cooke, François Picard, and Robert F. Overmyer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Garrett Birkhoff ranks 8,531 out of 15,968Before him are Gene Ammons (1925), Post Malone (1995), Richard Masur (1948), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), Adam Arkin (1956), and Mose Allison (1927). After him are Robert H. Dennard (1932), Ralph Sampson (1960), Roy Harris (1898), Larry James (1947), John C. Pemberton (1814), and Shafi Goldwasser (1958).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Garrett Birkhoff ranks 61Before him are Rudy Rucker (1946), Douglas McIlroy (1932), Barry Mazur (1937), Richard Garfield (1963), Marshall Harvey Stone (1903), and Hassler Whitney (1907). After him are Marston Morse (1892), Elwyn Berlekamp (1940), Evelyn Boyd Granville (1924), Christine Darden (1942), Gladys West (1930), and Ken Ribet (1948).