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László Lovász

1948 - Today

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László Lovász (Hungarian: [ˈlovaːs ˈlaːsloː ]; born March 9, 1948) is a Hungarian-American mathematician and professor emeritus at Eötvös Loránd University, best known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was awarded the 2021 Abel Prize jointly with Avi Wigderson. He was the president of the International Mathematical Union from 2007 to 2010 and the president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 2014 to 2020. In graph theory, Lovász's notable contributions include the proofs of Kneser's conjecture and the Lovász local lemma, as well as the formulation of the Erdős–Faber–Lovász conjecture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of László Lovász has received more than 181,003 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). László Lovász is the 617th most popular mathematician (down from 594th in 2019), the 389th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 354th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Hungarian Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, László Lovász ranks 617 out of 828Before him are Edward Routh, Yuri Manin, Karl Georg Christian von Staudt, Marina Ratner, Ilia Vekua, and David Ruelle. After him are Emil Julius Gumbel, Edmond Laguerre, Elias M. Stein, Isadore Singer, Guido Castelnuovo, and William Whiston.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, László Lovász ranks 301Before him are Akira Matsunaga, Phylicia Rashad, Tommy Körberg, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov, Bud Cort, and Mohammad Mirmohammadi. After him are Margaret Weis, Norbert Lammert, Kate Pierson, Claude Le Roy, Ron Asheton, and Catherine Millet.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, László Lovász ranks 389 out of 696Before him are Lajos Csordás (1932), Éva Marton (1943), György Lázár (1924), Flóra Kádár (1928), Jenő Rejtő (1905), and Gyula Lázár (1911). After him are Kálmán Kandó (1869), George Mikes (1912), István Bibó (1911), Gyula Breyer (1893), Kálmán Darányi (1886), and Paul Hörbiger (1894).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Hungary

Among mathematicians born in Hungary, László Lovász ranks 13Before him are Frigyes Riesz (1880), Peter Lax (1926), Paul Halmos (1916), Endre Szemerédi (1940), Dénes Kőnig (1884), and Alfréd Rényi (1921). After him are Pál Turán (1910), Vera T. Sós (1930), Alfréd Haar (1885), Lipót Fejér (1880), and Raoul Bott (1923).