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 242,291 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Lloyd Shapley is the 234th most popular mathematician (down from 178th in 2019), the 1,788th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,208th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Lloyd Shapley ranks 234 out of 828Before him are Leo Perutz, Tullio Levi-Civita, Autolycus of Pitane, Élie Cartan, Marcel Grossmann, and Johannes de Sacrobosco. After him are Stanislaw Ulam, Henri Cartan, George Atwood, Atle Selberg, Robert Recorde, and Theaetetus.

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Among people born in 1923, Lloyd Shapley ranks 78Before him are Koji Miyata, Richard Avedon, Yelena Bonner, Stig Dagerman, Hank Williams, and Gyula Lóránt. After him are Reinhart Koselleck, Queen Anne of Romania, Valentina Cortese, Hwang Jang-yop, Sergey Akhromeyev, and Leonid Gaidai. Among people deceased in 2016, Lloyd Shapley ranks 89Before him are Maria Teresa de Filippis, André Courrèges, Edward Albee, Bata Živojinović, Thomas Luckmann, and Ashraf Pahlavi. After him are Queen Anne of Romania, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Guy Hamilton, Corry Brokken, Anisa Makhlouf, and Chris Amon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lloyd Shapley ranks 1,788 out of 15,968Before him are Laura Dern (1967), John Mauchly (1907), Martha Nussbaum (1947), Phil Knight (1938), Linda Gray (1940), and Ry Cooder (1947). After him are Jack Welch (1935), Nina Hartley (1959), Carmine Coppola (1910), Isamu Noguchi (1904), Richard Serra (1939), and Irving Penn (1917).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Lloyd Shapley ranks 11Before him are Katherine Johnson (1918), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Alonzo Church (1903), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Sam Loyd (1841), and Mary Jackson (1921). After him are Karen Uhlenbeck (1942), Paul Cohen (1934), John G. Thompson (1932), Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Milnor (1931), and Jim Simons (1938).