Lotfi A. Zadeh

1921 - 2017

Lotfi A. Zadeh

Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh (; Azerbaijani: Lütfi Rəhim oğlu Ələsgərzadə; Persian: لطفی علی‌عسگرزاده‎; February 4, 1921 – September 6, 2017) was a mathematician, computer scientist, electrical engineer, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lotfi A. Zadeh has received more than 319,255 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular computer scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Lotfi A. Zadeh ranks 8 out of 187Before him are Grace Hopper, Tim Berners-Lee, Richard Stallman, Dennis Ritchie, Donald Knuth, and Edsger W. Dijkstra. After him are Niklaus Wirth, John McCarthy, Linus Torvalds, Marvin Minsky, Edgar F. Codd, and Ray Kurzweil.

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Among people born in 1921, Lotfi A. Zadeh ranks 34Before him are Satyajit Ray, Vasily Smyslov, Gianni Agnelli, Kurt Knispel, Vasily Stalin, and Patricia Highsmith. After him are Seretse Khama, Georges Brassens, Telmo Zarra, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, and Akio Morita. Among people deceased in 2017, Lotfi A. Zadeh ranks 36Before him are Simone Veil, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Tzvetan Todorov, Liliane Bettencourt, Emmanuelle Riva, and Liu Xiaobo. After him are Slobodan Praljak, John Surtees, Roman Herzog, George Andrew Olah, Malcolm Young, and Kenneth Arrow.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Lotfi A. Zadeh ranks 11 out of 102Before him are Richard Sorge (1895), Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Ilham Aliyev (1961), and Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901). After him are Ivan Bagramyan (1897), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), Artur Rasizade (1935), Serzh Sargsyan (1954), Uzeyir Hajibeyov (1885), and Mirza Fatali Akhundov (1812).