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John G. Thompson

1932 - Today

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John Griggs Thompson (born October 13, 1932) is a mathematician at the University of Florida noted for his work in the field of finite groups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John G. Thompson has received more than 110,707 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). John G. Thompson is the 289th most popular mathematician, the 2,294th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,072nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, John G. Thompson ranks 289 out of 828Before him are Pavel Alexandrov, Eugenio Beltrami, Eduard Heine, Vitello, Antoine Gombaud, and Julius Plücker. After him are Liu Xin, William George Horner, Yi Xing, Simon Newcomb, Nicholas Mercator, and Zhu Shijie.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1932, John G. Thompson ranks 120Before him are Isao Tomita, Dušan Makavejev, Renato Martino, Harry Gregg, Naina Yeltsina, and Kurt Diemberger. After him are Piper Laurie, Tavo Burat, Amrish Puri, Anna Moffo, Michihiro Ozawa, and Dino Sani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John G. Thompson ranks 2,294 out of 15,968Before him are Karen Carpenter (1950), Ellison Onizuka (1946), Van Heflin (1908), Carolyn Jones (1930), Olympia Dukakis (1931), and Eazy-E (1964). After him are Sam Rockwell (1968), Bernard Malamud (1914), Ub Iwerks (1901), Christa McAuliffe (1948), Larry Scott (1938), and Matthew Ridgway (1895).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, John G. Thompson ranks 14Before him are Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Sam Loyd (1841), Mary Jackson (1921), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Karen Uhlenbeck (1942), and Paul Cohen (1934). After him are Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Milnor (1931), Jim Simons (1938), Jesse Douglas (1897), Richard Hamming (1915), and Edward Kasner (1878).