Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz

1890 - 1963

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Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz (12 December 1890 – 12 April 1963) was a Polish philosopher and logician, a prominent figure in the Lwów–Warsaw school of logic. He originated many novel ideas in semantics. Among these was categorial grammar, a highly flexible framework for the analysis of natural language syntax and (indirectly) semantics that remains a major influence on work in formal linguistics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz has received more than 31,179 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz is the 484th most popular mathematician (down from 435th in 2019), the 411th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 331st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Ukrainian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 484 out of 828Before him are Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Campanus of Novara, Hendrik C. van de Hulst, Grégoire de Saint-Vincent, Edward Arthur Milne, and Willem 's Gravesande. After him are August Leopold Crelle, William Thurston, Carl Adam Petri, Ion Ghica, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and Egon Pearson.

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Among people born in 1890, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 116Before him are Walter Hasenclever, Gösta Ekman, Rachel Bluwstein, Harold Spencer Jones, Frank Morgan, and Mauno Pekkala. After him are André-Louis Danjon, Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Oswald de Andrade, Erik Heinrichs, Jüri Uluots, and Karl Freund. Among people deceased in 1963, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 88Before him are Maria Tănase, Rahul Sankrityayan, Sarit Thanarat, Ivan Bek, Richard Kohn, and Vissarion Shebalin. After him are Margaret Murray, Pierre Blanchar, John Farrow, Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, Richard Oswald, and August Rei.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 411 out of 913Before him are Georges Florovsky (1893), Maximilian Voloshin (1877), Yuri Knorozov (1922), Leonid Bykov (1928), Ivan Martinov (1771), and Georgi Todorov (1858). After him are Stanisław Skrowaczewski (1923), Nonna Mordyukova (1925), Tatyana Prorochenko (1952), Grigory Chukhray (1921), Ida Fink (1921), and Yuri Lisyansky (1773).


Among mathematicians born in Ukraine, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 15Before him are Viktor Bunyakovsky (1804), Alfred J. Lotka (1880), Igor Shafarevich (1923), Sergei Natanovich Bernstein (1880), Georgy Voronoy (1868), and Pavel Urysohn (1898). After him are Joseph Ludwig Raabe (1801), Mark Krein (1907), Vladimir Drinfeld (1954), Stanisław Mazur (1905), Nikolai Chebotaryov (1894), and Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch (1891).