Michael Artin

1934 - Today

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Michael Artin (German: [ˈaʁtiːn]; born 28 June 1934) is an American mathematician and a professor emeritus in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology mathematics department, known for his contributions to algebraic geometry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Artin has received more than 148,055 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Michael Artin is the 659th most popular mathematician (down from 639th in 2019), the 3,757th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,865th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular German Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Michael Artin ranks 659 out of 828Before him are William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker, Mark Krein, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, Leonard Eugene Dickson, Fritz Noether, and Vladimir Drinfeld. After him are Paul Montel, Stanisław Mazur, Walter Rudin, Max Noether, Harald Cramér, and Nilakantha Somayaji.

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Among people born in 1934, Michael Artin ranks 315Before him are David Burke, Jaegwon Kim, Kedarnath Singh, Leonid Stein, Junior Wells, and Zacarias Kamwenho. After him are Ulrich Plenzdorf, Roger Maris, Anne Osborn Krueger, Martin Bangemann, Orrin Hatch, and Johnny Burnette.

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Among people born in Germany, Michael Artin ranks 3,757 out of 5,289Before him are Walter Lübcke (1953), Joseph Höffner (1906), Angela Sommer-Bodenburg (1948), Jörg Meuthen (1961), Uwe Barschel (1944), and Bernd Storck (1963). After him are Carsten Jancker (1974), Ulrich Plenzdorf (1934), Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1627), Markus Söder (1967), Dorothea Köring (1880), and Alfred Kelbassa (1925).


Among mathematicians born in Germany, Michael Artin ranks 73Before him are Ludwig Bieberbach (1886), Heinrich Martin Weber (1842), Paul du Bois-Reymond (1831), Karl Georg Christian von Staudt (1798), Emil Julius Gumbel (1891), and Fritz Noether (1884). After him are Max Noether (1921), Grete Hermann (1901), Wendelin Werner (1968), Friedrich Engel (1861), Wilhelm Killing (1847), and Hans Rademacher (1892).