Grigory Margulis

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Grigory Aleksandrovich Margulis (Russian: Григо́рий Алекса́ндрович Маргу́лис, first name often given as Gregory, Grigori or Gregori; born February 24, 1946) is a Russian-American mathematician known for his work on lattices in Lie groups, and the introduction of methods from ergodic theory into diophantine approximation. He was awarded a Fields Medal in 1978, a Wolf Prize in Mathematics in 2005, and an Abel Prize in 2020, becoming the fifth mathematician to receive the three prizes. In 1991, he joined the faculty of Yale University, where he is currently the Erastus L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigory Margulis has received more than 166,407 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Grigory Margulis is the 386th most popular mathematician (up from 401st in 2019), the 887th most popular biography from Russia (up from 959th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Over the past year Grigory Margulis has had the most page views in the with 22,324 views, followed by Russian (9,862), and Chinese (3,007). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (112.78%), Belarusian (102.06%), and Haitian (78.16%)


Among mathematicians, Grigory Margulis ranks 386 out of 1,004Before him are Philipp Ludwig von Seidel, Rudolf E. Kálmán, William Sealy Gosset, William Jones, Elwin Bruno Christoffel, and Richard Courant. After him are Maryam Mirzakhani, Lennart Carleson, Eugenio Beltrami, Ibn Sahl, John G. Kemeny, and Stephen Cole Kleene.

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Among people born in 1946, Grigory Margulis ranks 224Before him are Andrzej Seweryn, Antony Beevor, Norio Yoshimizu, Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, Michael Radford, and Miguel Reina. After him are Silvio Rodríguez, Alberto Colombo, Tom Savini, Craig Venter, John Waters, and Anatoliy Banishevskiy.

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Among people born in Russia, Grigory Margulis ranks 887 out of 3,761Before him are Viktor Gorbatko (1934), Noor Inayat Khan (1914), Malyuta Skuratov (1600), Patriarch Sergius of Moscow (1867), Catherine of Brandenburg (1604), and Vasily Livanov (1935). After him are Konstantin Somov (1869), Ghazi Muhammad (1795), Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1697), Alexander Gretchaninov (1864), Anatoly Solonitsyn (1934), and Lazar Berman (1930).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Grigory Margulis ranks 26Before him are Sergei Novikov (1938), Rudolf Lipschitz (1832), Kurt Hensel (1861), Ivan Vinogradov (1891), Otto Hesse (1811), and Yakov Sinai (1935). After him are Vladimir Smirnov (1887), Alfred Clebsch (1833), Nikolai Luzin (1883), Stanisław Leśniewski (1886), Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov (1906), and Solomon Lefschetz (1884).