MATHEMATICIAN

Mitchell Feigenbaum

1944 - 2019

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Mitchell Jay Feigenbaum (December 19, 1944 – June 30, 2019) was an American mathematical physicist whose pioneering studies in chaos theory led to the discovery of the Feigenbaum constants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mitchell Feigenbaum has received more than 165,342 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Mitchell Feigenbaum is the 452nd most popular mathematician (down from 339th in 2019), the 3,646th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,435th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Mitchell Feigenbaum ranks 452 out of 828Before him are William Kingdon Clifford, Richard Montague, Georgy Voronoy, Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, Francesco Maurolico, and Michael O. Rabin. After him are Geminus, Anders Johan Lexell, Abū Ja'far al-Khāzin, Johann Friedrich Pfaff, Ibn Sahl, and Pavel Urysohn.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1944, Mitchell Feigenbaum ranks 244Before him are Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro, Petar Zhekov, Gregory Jarvis, Rick Davies, Michael Buffer, and Miruts Yifter. After him are Elizabeth Loftus, Vernor Vinge, Oqil Oqilov, Phillip Allen Sharp, Robert Mueller, and Mauro Piacenza. Among people deceased in 2019, Mitchell Feigenbaum ranks 174Before him are Edith González, Hannelore Elsner, Karin Balzer, Carmen Argenziano, José Antonio Reyes, and Sadako Ogata. After him are Marie-José Nat, Prosper Grech, Jacques Dupont, Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, Margarita Salas, and Keith Flint.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mitchell Feigenbaum ranks 3,646 out of 15,968Before him are Alvin Hansen (1887), Earl Boen (1945), Mayim Bialik (1975), Jesse Ventura (1951), Huey Long (1893), and Robert Stack (1919). After him are Antonia Maury (1866), Ed Asner (1929), Rocky Graziano (1919), Ron McGovney (1962), Jersey Joe Walcott (1914), and Elizabeth Loftus (1944).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Mitchell Feigenbaum ranks 29Before him are Stephen Cole Kleene (1909), Richard E. Bellman (1920), Ronald Graham (1935), George David Birkhoff (1884), Haskell Curry (1900), and Richard Montague (1930). After him are Julia Robinson (1919), William Thurston (1946), Benjamin Peirce (1809), Whitfield Diffie (1944), John Tate (1925), and Michael Freedman (1951).