Norbert Wiener

1894 - 1964

Norbert Wiener

Norbert Wiener (November 26, 1894 – March 18, 1964) was an American mathematician and philosopher. He was a professor of mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norbert Wiener has received more than 711,103 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 58th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Norbert Wiener ranks 58 out of 746Before him are August Ferdinand Möbius, Nikolai Lobachevsky, Marin Mersenne, Karl Weierstrass, Philolaus, and Brahmagupta. After him are Claude Shannon, Zhang Heng, Sophie Germain, Hermann Minkowski, Al-Battani, and Friedrich Bessel.

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Among people born in 1894, Norbert Wiener ranks 12Before him are John Ford, Boris III of Bulgaria, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Jean Renoir, Maximilian Kolbe, and Georges Lemaître. After him are Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Fritz Sauckel, Joseph Roth, Gala Dalí, Alfred Kinsey, and Moshe Sharett. Among people deceased in 1964, Norbert Wiener ranks 7Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru, Douglas MacArthur, Herbert Hoover, Ian Fleming, Paul of Greece, and Victor Francis Hess. After him are James Franck, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, Gerrit Rietveld, and Karl Polanyi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Norbert Wiener ranks 280 out of 12,171Before him are Clinton Davisson (1881), O. J. Simpson (1947), Joe Dassin (1938), Calvin Coolidge (1872), Aretha Franklin (1942), and Bruce Springsteen (1949). After him are Ed Gein (1906), Ray Kroc (1902), Napoleon Hill (1883), Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), Burt Lancaster (1913), and Claude Shannon (1916).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Norbert Wiener ranks 3Before him are John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928) and Charles Sanders Peirce (1839). After him are Claude Shannon (1916), Katherine Johnson (1918), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Alonzo Church (1903), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Sam Loyd (1841), Paul Cohen (1934), and John G. Thompson (1932).

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