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 36,802 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz is the 485th most popular mathematician (down from 484th in 2019), the 450th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 411th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 485 out of 823Before him are Yves Meyer, David Mumford, Erik Ivar Fredholm, Aleksandr Khinchin, Louis Nirenberg, and Nina Bari. After him are Jakob Hermann, Harold Jeffreys, Paul Halmos, William Thurston, Willem 's Gravesande, and Johannes de Muris.

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Among people born in 1890, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 120Before him are Erik Heinrichs, Gösta Ekman, Walter Hasenclever, Arthur Holmes, Oswald de Andrade, and Mário de Sá-Carneiro. After him are Frank Morgan, Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Sigurd Hoel, Dion Fortune, Jüri Uluots, and Mauno Pekkala. Among people deceased in 1963, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 90Before him are Guy Burgess, Maria Tănase, Richard Kohn, Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, and Ivan Bek. After him are Pingali Venkayya, Margaret Murray, Sophus Nielsen, Vsevolod Ivanov, André Maschinot, and Richard Oswald.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 450 out of 1,083Before him are Georgi Todorov (1858), Rose Ausländer (1901), Vladimir Lyakhov (1941), Marian Jaworski (1926), Stanisław Skrowaczewski (1923), and Ber Borochov (1881). After him are Vitold Fokin (1932), Oleksii Reznikov (1966), Ingeborg of Kiev (1100), Yury Vlasov (1935), Alexander Gerschenkron (1904), and Yuri Lisyansky (1773).


Among mathematicians born in Ukraine, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz ranks 15Before him are Tatyana Afanasyeva (1876), Igor Shafarevich (1923), Alfred J. Lotka (1880), Georgy Voronoy (1868), Sergei Natanovich Bernstein (1880), and Pavel Urysohn (1898). After him are Joseph Ludwig Raabe (1801), Vladimir Drinfeld (1954), Mark Krein (1907), Viktor Sadovnichiy (1939), Stanisław Zaremba (1863), and Stanisław Mazur (1905).