Igor Ansoff

1918 - 2002

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Harry Igor Ansoff (Russian: Игорь Ансов, 12 December 1918– 14 July 2002) was a Russian American applied mathematician and business manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Ansoff has received more than 131,019 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Igor Ansoff is the 243rd most popular mathematician (down from 239th in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from Russia (down from 474th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Igor Ansoff ranks 243 out of 828Before him are George Atwood, Atle Selberg, Robert Recorde, Theaetetus, Al-Khazini, and Israel Gelfand. After him are Jean-Robert Argand, Abraham Zacuto, Michael Maestlin, Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Karen Uhlenbeck, and Jabir ibn Aflah.

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Among people born in 1918, Igor Ansoff ranks 81Before him are João Figueiredo, Philip José Farmer, Dora Ratjen, Kenichi Fukui, Edward B. Lewis, and Lothar-Günther Buchheim. After him are Spiro Agnew, W. Eugene Smith, Edwin G. Krebs, Bebo Valdés, Choi Hong Hi, and Volodymyr Shcherbytsky. Among people deceased in 2002, Igor Ansoff ranks 69Before him are John Entwistle, Velibor Vasović, Hugo Banzer, Joaquín Balaguer, Pierre Werner, and Joe Strummer. After him are César Milstein, Chico Xavier, Abba Eban, Choi Hong Hi, François Périer, and Marina Berti.

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Among people born in Russia, Igor Ansoff ranks 530 out of 2,688Before him are Valeri Kubasov (1935), Nikolai Medtner (1879), Viktor Hartmann (1834), Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097), Filipp Golikov (1900), and Pavel Milyukov (1859). After him are Vladimir Shukhov (1853), Sergey Biryuzov (1904), Elem Klimov (1933), Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700), Savielly Tartakower (1887), and Nina Berberova (1901).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Igor Ansoff ranks 12Before him are Christian Goldbach (1690), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Grigori Perelman (1966), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), and Andrey Markov (1856). After him are Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922), Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943), Lev Pontryagin (1908), and Ivan Vinogradov (1891).