Jacques Tits

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Jacques Tits (French: [tits]; born 12 August 1930 in Uccle) is a Belgium-born French mathematician who works on group theory and incidence geometry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Tits has received more than 197,945 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jacques Tits is the 673rd most popular mathematician (down from 637th in 2019), the 564th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 446th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Belgian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Jacques Tits ranks 673 out of 828Before him are Eliyahu Rips, Mikhail Lavrentyev, Cesare Arzelà, Antanas Mockus, Eugenio Calabi, and Daniel Quillen. After him are Francesco Severi, Eugene Dynkin, Thomas Henderson, Grete Hermann, Charles Fefferman, and Arnaud Denjoy.

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Among people born in 1930, Jacques Tits ranks 373Before him are Aureliano Bolognesi, Frances Sternhagen, Prawitz Öberg, Giorgio Ghezzi, Burt Kwouk, and Mate Trojanović. After him are John Polkinghorne, Pavel Kolchin, Vladimir Kesarev, José Luis Artetxe, Eugen Meier, and Innes Ireland.

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Among people born in Belgium, Jacques Tits ranks 564 out of 899Before him are Walter Meeuws (1951), Jules Vandenpeereboom (1843), Karel van de Woestijne (1878), Ferdinand Adams (1903), Thomas Meunier (1991), and George Koltanowski (1903). After him are Bart De Wever (1970), Alexandre Czerniatynski (1960), Henri Anspach (1882), Thorgan Hazard (1993), Stijn Streuvels (1871), and René Desaeyere (1947).


Among mathematicians born in Belgium, Jacques Tits ranks 12Before him are Adriaan van Roomen (1561), Grégoire de Saint-Vincent (1584), Charles Jean de la Vallée Poussin (1866), David Ruelle (1935), Elias M. Stein (1931), and Jean Bourgain (1954). After him are Ingrid Daubechies (1954).