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 129,909 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Grigory Margulis is the 402nd most popular mathematician (down from 353rd in 2019), the 962nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 787th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Grigory Margulis ranks 402 out of 823Before him are Henri Brocard, Ibn Sahl, Qin Jiushao, Caspar Wessel, Lennart Carleson, and Helmut Hasse. After him are Ernst Schröder, Hendrik C. van de Hulst, Bruno Abakanowicz, Hermann Hankel, Daniele Barbaro, and Yakov Sinai.

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Among people born in 1946, Grigory Margulis ranks 227Before him are Sawao Kato, Silvio Rodríguez, Birutė Galdikas, Miguel Reina, René Jacobs, and Jim Kelly. After him are George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, Slim Borgudd, Salif Keïta, Clemente Domínguez y Gómez, Ewa Kłobukowska, and Prince Tomohito of Mikasa.

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Among people born in Russia, Grigory Margulis ranks 962 out of 3,262Before him are Eero Järnefelt (1863), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), Yury Romanenko (1944), Sergei Ivanovich Mosin (1849), Lucien Olivier (1838), and Nikolai Alexandrovich Morozov (1854). After him are Georgy Grechko (1931), Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1697), Muslim Magomayev (1885), Leonid Leonov (1899), Andrei Shkuro (1887), and Yakov Sinai (1935).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Grigory Margulis ranks 25Before him are Sergei Sobolev (1908), Sergei Novikov (1938), Otto Hesse (1811), Ivan Vinogradov (1891), Alfred Clebsch (1833), and Nikolai Luzin (1883). After him are Yakov Sinai (1935), Vladimir Smirnov (1887), Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov (1906), Kurt Hensel (1861), Stanisław Leśniewski (1886), and Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov (1912).