Paul Bernays

1888 - 1977

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Paul Isaac Bernays (17 October 1888 – 18 September 1977) was a Swiss mathematician who made significant contributions to mathematical logic, axiomatic set theory, and the philosophy of mathematics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Bernays has received more than 72,064 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Paul Bernays is the 586th most popular mathematician (down from 511th in 2019), the 2,760th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,239th in 2019) and the 65th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Paul Bernays ranks 586 out of 828Before him are Pierre Raymond de Montmort, Ludwig Bieberbach, William Burnside, Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, Đuro Kurepa, and Heinrich Martin Weber. After him are Solomon Lefschetz, Thoralf Skolem, Oswald Veblen, John Lennox, Sydney Chapman, and Giovanni Battista Zupi.

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Among people born in 1888, Paul Bernays ranks 142Before him are Marcel Jouhandeau, Alexander Chayanov, Franciszek Kleeberg, Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira, Gladys Cooper, and Tom Phillips. After him are Harry Beaumont, Sydney Chapman, Jinichi Kusaka, Ronald Knox, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, and Kārlis Zāle. Among people deceased in 1977, Paul Bernays ranks 136Before him are Siegfried Buback, Alice Paul, Eugen Wüster, Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira, Leila Hyams, and Rodolfo Walsh. After him are Nicolae Kovács, Martí Ventolrà, Ernest Leonard Johnson, Matthew Garber, Edward Van Dijck, and Mike Parkes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Bernays ranks 2,760 out of 6,924Before him are Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (1374), Ashley Young (1985), David Octavius Hill (1802), Carole Pateman (1940), Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841), and Patrick Moore (1923). After him are Kenneth Frampton (1930), William Astbury (1898), Charli XCX (1992), Anthony Caro (1924), Hugh Bonneville (1963), and Ronald Lacey (1935).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Paul Bernays ranks 65Before him are Henry Dudeney (1857), William Shanks (1812), Mary Cartwright (1900), Robert Simson (1687), William Burnside (1852), and Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907). After him are John Lennox (1943), Sydney Chapman (1888), G. I. Taylor (1886), Lady Byron (1792), Lewis Fry Richardson (1881), and William Whiston (1667).