John Forbes Nash Jr.

1928 - 2015

John Forbes Nash Jr.

John Forbes Nash Jr. (June 13, 1928 – May 23, 2015) was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Forbes Nash Jr. has received more than 7,288,014 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, John Forbes Nash Jr. ranks 16 out of 746Before him are Bertrand Russell, Fibonacci, Pierre de Fermat, Bernhard Riemann, Al-Biruni, and Pierre-Simon Laplace. After him are Joseph Fourier, Henri Poincaré, Évariste Galois, Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, and David Hilbert.

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Among people born in 1928, John Forbes Nash Jr. ranks 7Before him are Che Guevara, Stanley Kubrick, Andy Warhol, Noam Chomsky, Hosni Mubarak, and Ariel Sharon. After him are Ennio Morricone, James Watson, Eduard Shevardnadze, Rinus Michels, Philip K. Dick, and Serge Gainsbourg. Among people deceased in 2015, John Forbes Nash Jr. ranks 1After him are Lee Kuan Yew, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Günter Grass, Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, Demis Roussos, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, Süleyman Demirel, and Terry Pratchett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Forbes Nash Jr. ranks 56 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Nixon (1913), James Stewart (1908), Charles Lindbergh (1902), Al Gore (1948), Maria Callas (1923), and Jack Nicholson (1937). After him are Robert De Niro (1943), Stephen King (1947), Charles Manson (1934), Warren Buffett (1930), Bill Gates (1955), and George H. W. Bush (1924).

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Among mathematicians born in United States, John Forbes Nash Jr. ranks 1After him are Charles Sanders Peirce (1839), Norbert Wiener (1894), Claude Shannon (1916), Katherine Johnson (1918), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Alonzo Church (1903), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Sam Loyd (1841), Paul Cohen (1934), and John G. Thompson (1932).

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