Grigori Perelman

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Grigori Perelman

Grigori Yakovlevich Perelman (Russian: Григорий Яковлевич Перельман, IPA: [ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪj ˈjakəvlʲɪvʲɪtɕ pʲɪrʲɪlʲˈman] (listen); born 13 June 1966) is a Russian mathematician who is known for his contributions to the fields of geometric analysis, Riemannian geometry, and geometric topology. In the 1990s, partly in collaboration with Yuri Burago, Mikhael Gromov, and Anton Petrunin, he made influential contributions to the study of Alexandrov spaces. In 1994, he proved the soul conjecture in Riemannian geometry, which had been an open problem for the previous 20 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigori Perelman has received more than 2,266,726 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 196th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Grigori Perelman ranks 196 out of 746Before him are Simplicius of Cilicia, Giovanni Ceva, Richard von Mises, Élie Cartan, Gilles de Roberval, and Camille Jordan. After him are René Thom, Constantin Carathéodory, Seymour Papert, Thomas Abbt, Lars Ahlfors, and Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi.

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Among people born in 1966, Grigori Perelman ranks 17Before him are Halle Berry, Hristo Stoichkov, Adam Sandler, Roman Abramovich, René Higuita, and Helena Bonham Carter. After him are Patrick Dempsey, Robin Wright, Julen Lopetegui, Cindy Crawford, Stefan Edberg, and David Schwimmer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grigori Perelman ranks 395 out of 2,050Before him are Daniil Kharms (1905), Semyon Dezhnev (1605), Edith Södergran (1892), Patriarch Nikon of Moscow (1605), Leonid Andreyev (1871), and Klaus Störtebeker (1360). After him are Michael Chekhov (1891), Eduard Limonov (1943), Dmitry Yazov (1924), Basil Fool for Christ (1468), Vera Zasulich (1849), and Sergei Skripal (1951).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Grigori Perelman ranks 12Before him are Alexander Friedmann (1888), Christian Goldbach (1690), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922), Andrey Markov (1856), and Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857). After him are Igor Ansoff (1918), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Ivan Vinogradov (1891), Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Lev Pontryagin (1908), and Rudolf Lipschitz (1832).

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