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Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro

1929 - 2009

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Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro (Hebrew: איליה פיאטצקי-שפירו; Russian: Илья́ Ио́сифович Пяте́цкий-Шапи́ро; 30 March 1929 – 21 February 2009) was a Soviet-born Israeli mathematician. During a career that spanned 60 years he made major contributions to applied science as well as pure mathematics. In his last forty years his research focused on pure mathematics; in particular, analytic number theory, group representations and algebraic geometry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro has received more than 62,392 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro is the 849th most popular mathematician (down from 607th in 2019), the 2,195th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,312th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro ranks 849 out of 823Before him are Philip Hall, Charles Hutton, Michael Aschbacher, Andrei Okounkov, Alberto Calderón, and Simon Singh. After him are Christoph Gudermann, Douglas McIlroy, Christine Darden, Branko Grünbaum, Neil Sloane, and Phillip Griffiths.

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Among people born in 1929, Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro ranks 444Before him are Ahmed Kathrada, Amanda Blake, Joseph Mascolo, Paul England, Johnny Ace, and Joe Meek. After him are Art Taylor, Buck Owens, Branko Grünbaum, Velimir Valenta, Brian Friel, and Ken Henry. Among people deceased in 2009, Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro ranks 331Before him are Mohamed M. Atalla, Sidney Wood, Rolf Rüssmann, Charles W. Juels, Elizaveta Mukasei, and Lucy Gordon. After him are Stephen Gately, Louie Bellson, Anna-Maria Müller, Jane Randolph, Ruth Ford, and Ken Henry.

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Among people born in Russia, Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro ranks 2,195 out of 3,262Before him are Karen Khachanov (1996), Viktor Shustikov (1939), Nadia Petrova (1982), Svetlana Khodchenkova (1983), Dimitri Konyshev (1966), and Alexei Urmanov (1973). After him are Einari Teräsvirta (1914), Viktor Mamatov (1937), Viktor Krovopuskov (1948), Vladimir Rushailo (1953), Pavel Datsyuk (1978), and Dmitry Petrov (1958).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro ranks 62Before him are Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev (1847), Vladimir Voevodsky (1966), Georgy Adelson-Velsky (1922), Stanislav Smirnov (1970), Yury Osipov (1936), and Andrei Okounkov (1969). After him are Alexander Beilinson (1957), Victor Glushkov (1982), and Nikolai Durov (1980).