Michael Freedman

1951 - Today

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Michael Hartley Freedman (born April 21, 1951) is an American mathematician, at Microsoft Station Q, a research group at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 1986, he was awarded a Fields Medal for his work on the 4-dimensional generalized Poincaré conjecture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Freedman has received more than 167,799 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Michael Freedman is the 572nd most popular mathematician (down from 531st in 2019), the 4,820th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,026th in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Michael Freedman ranks 572 out of 828Before him are Dénes Kőnig, Jean-Marie Duhamel, Lothar Collatz, Moritz Pasch, Jean-Étienne Montucla, and Theodosius of Bithynia. After him are Charles Jean de la Vallée Poussin, Robert Simson, Jürgen Moser, Luigi Bianchi, Yves Meyer, and Harold Hotelling.

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Among people born in 1951, Michael Freedman ranks 199Before him are Shigeru Umebayashi, Charlaine Harris, Ana Belén, Stanley Clarke, David Patrick Kelly, and Bob Gale. After him are Shehbaz Sharif, Musa Manarov, Anthony Phillips, Charly García, Jill Biden, and Choei Sato.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Freedman ranks 4,820 out of 15,968Before him are Bob Gale (1951), Francis Spellman (1889), Michael C. Hall (1971), Michael Peña (1976), Diane Venora (1952), and Mary Agnes Chase (1869). After him are Shawn Michaels (1965), Paul Morrissey (1938), Jane Dee Hull (1935), Don Felder (1947), Horace Greeley (1811), and Jessie Royce Landis (1896).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Michael Freedman ranks 35Before him are Mitchell Feigenbaum (1944), Julia Robinson (1919), William Thurston (1946), Benjamin Peirce (1809), Whitfield Diffie (1944), and John Tate (1925). After him are Harold Hotelling (1895), Oswald Veblen (1880), Robert Axelrod (1943), Isadore Singer (1924), Saunders Mac Lane (1909), and Louis J. Mordell (1888).