Louis J. Mordell

1888 - 1972

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Louis Joel Mordell (28 January 1888 – 12 March 1972) was an American-born British mathematician, known for pioneering research in number theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis J. Mordell has received more than 26,680 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis J. Mordell is the 649th most popular mathematician, the 6,193rd most popular biography from United States and the 41st most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Louis J. Mordell ranks 649 out of 828Before him are Yuri Matiyasevich, Eduard Čech, Giuseppe Vitali, Pierre-Louis Lions, Otto Toeplitz, and William Kahan. After him are Vera T. Sós, James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, Henry Thomas Colebrooke, William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker, Mark Krein, and Jean-Christophe Yoccoz.

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Among people born in 1888, Louis J. Mordell ranks 168Before him are Seán Lester, Edward Cook, Kaarlo Koskelo, Grey Owl, Paul Peter Ewald, and Hank Mann. After him are Charles Winslow, Carlo Oriani, Ferdinand Bie, Harry Crerar, Maurice Schilles, and František Langer. Among people deceased in 1972, Louis J. Mordell ranks 164Before him are Reginald Owen, Jan Diddens, Edward Calvin Kendall, Edward Cook, Ntare V of Burundi, and Henry Dreyfuss. After him are Jamini Roy, Havergal Brian, Américo Castro, Harold Rainsford Stark, Wesley Ruggles, and Adriaan Fokker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louis J. Mordell ranks 6,193 out of 15,968Before him are Taboo (1975), Maggie Wheeler (1961), Eddie Cantor (1892), Robert L. Eichelberger (1886), Ben Foster (1980), and Piper Perabo (1976). After him are Milton Babbitt (1916), Peter Fleming (1955), Connie Booth (1944), Cristine Rose (1951), Daryl Hall (1946), and Geraldine Ferraro (1935).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Louis J. Mordell ranks 41Before him are Michael Freedman (1951), Harold Hotelling (1895), Oswald Veblen (1880), Robert Axelrod (1943), Isadore Singer (1924), and Saunders Mac Lane (1909). After him are Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874), Daniel Quillen (1940), Charles Fefferman (1949), Robin Hartshorne (1938), Gilbert Strang (1934), and Cleve Moler (1939).