Jean-Christophe Yoccoz

1957 - 2016

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Jean-Christophe Yoccoz (May 29, 1957 – September 3, 2016) was a French mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Christophe Yoccoz has received more than 84,771 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Jean-Christophe Yoccoz is the 655th most popular mathematician (down from 641st in 2019), the 3,722nd most popular biography from France (down from 3,172nd in 2019) and the 96th most popular French Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz ranks 655 out of 828Before him are Louis J. Mordell, Vera T. Sós, James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Henry Thomas Colebrooke, William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker, and Mark Krein. After him are Leonard Eugene Dickson, Fritz Noether, Vladimir Drinfeld, Michael Artin, Paul Montel, and Stanisław Mazur.

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Among people born in 1957, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz ranks 228Before him are Kevin Pollak, Vinny Appice, Siouxsie Sioux, Mona Simpson, Tony Abbott, and Ian Stuart Donaldson. After him are Alexandra Marinina, Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, Mirjana Karanović, Pierre Moscovici, Claudie Haigneré, and Assumpta Serna. Among people deceased in 2016, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz ranks 304Before him are Elizabeth Roemer, José Parra Martínez, Adolf Born, Richard Davalos, Alice Drummond, and Luis Alberto Monge. After him are Pen Sovan, Fritz Stern, Sándor Tarics, Rune Larsson, Pauline Oliveros, and Heinrich Schiff.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz ranks 3,722 out of 5,234Before him are Julieta Lanteri (1873), Éric Zemmour (1958), Gérard Collomb (1947), Jean René Constant Quoy (1790), Michel Leblond (1932), and Hervé Renard (1968). After him are Frédéric Kanouté (1977), Jean de Sponde (1557), Martin Fourcade (1988), Jeannie Longo (1958), Ray Ventura (1908), and Medhi Benatia (1987).


Among mathematicians born in France, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz ranks 96Before him are Jean-Étienne Montucla (1725), Yves Meyer (1939), Pierre Raymond de Montmort (1678), Edmond Laguerre (1834), Victor Puiseux (1820), and Pierre-Louis Lions (1956). After him are Paul Montel (1876), Arnaud Denjoy (1884), Cédric Villani (1973), Roger Apéry (1916), Henri Padé (1863), and Laurent Lafforgue (1966).