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Lloyd Shapley

1923 - 2016

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Lloyd Stowell Shapley (; June 2, 1923 – March 12, 2016) was an American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist. He contributed to the fields of mathematical economics and especially game theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lloyd Shapley has received more than 309,580 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Lloyd Shapley is the 222nd most popular mathematician (up from 234th in 2019), the 1,761st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,787th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Lloyd Shapley ranks 222 out of 823Before him are Menaechmus, John Charles Fields, Gilles de Roberval, Nikolay Bogolyubov, Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, and Seymour Papert. After him are Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi, Thomas Abbt, L. E. J. Brouwer, Kazimierz Kuratowski, Anatoly Fomenko, and Henri Cartan.

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Among people born in 1923, Lloyd Shapley ranks 70Before him are Bert Trautmann, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Victoria de los Ángeles, Norman Mailer, Reinhart Koselleck, and Richard Avedon. After him are Leonid Gaidai, Ernest Mandel, André Gorz, Sergey Akhromeyev, Hwang Jang-yop, and Koji Miyata. Among people deceased in 2016, Lloyd Shapley ranks 90Before him are Edward Albee, Seymour Papert, Tony Burton, Glenn Frey, Maria Teresa de Filippis, and Ashraf Pahlavi. After him are Michael Massee, Kenny Baker, Thomas Luckmann, Claude Gensac, Henry Heimlich, and Gordie Howe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lloyd Shapley ranks 1,761 out of 18,182Before him are Laura Dern (1967), John Carradine (1906), Thornton Wilder (1897), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), Richard Avedon (1923), and Cus D'Amato (1908). After him are Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Robert Reich (1946), Tex Avery (1908), Loretta Young (1913), Moby (1965), and Cab Calloway (1907).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Lloyd Shapley ranks 10Before him are Norbert Wiener (1894), Katherine Johnson (1918), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Mary Jackson (1921), and Alonzo Church (1903). After him are Sam Loyd (1841), Karen Uhlenbeck (1942), Richard S. Hamilton (1943), Paul Cohen (1934), John Milnor (1931), and Jesse Douglas (1897).