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Paul Cohen

1934 - 2007

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Paul Joseph Cohen (April 2, 1934 – March 23, 2007) was an American mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Cohen has received more than 211,315 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Cohen is the 309th most popular mathematician (down from 279th in 2019), the 2,594th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,223rd in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Paul Cohen ranks 309 out of 823Before him are Theon of Smyrna, Enrico Bombieri, Wilhelm Ackermann, John Edensor Littlewood, Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam, and Georg Alexander Pick. After him are Giambattista Benedetti, Lev Pontryagin, Oronce Finé, Edmund Landau, Shing-Tung Yau, and Kiyosi Itô.

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Among people born in 1934, Paul Cohen ranks 131Before him are Kate Millett, Ronald Inglehart, Claude Zidi, Masao Uchino, Claude Berri, and Raniero Cantalamessa. After him are Zurab Tsereteli, Elgin Baylor, Jean Chrétien, Raina Kabaivanska, Franc Rode, and Jacques Loussier. Among people deceased in 2007, Paul Cohen ranks 103Before him are Atle Selberg, Luigi Comencini, Karel Svoboda, Ralph Asher Alpher, Pierre Messmer, and Julien Gracq. After him are Wally Schirra, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, Mika Špiljak, Steve Fossett, Mikhail Ulyanov, and Teddy Kollek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Cohen ranks 2,594 out of 18,182Before him are J. J. Abrams (1966), Marshall Sahlins (1930), Leslie Easterbrook (1949), Lyman Spitzer (1914), Diane Ladd (1935), and Andy Williams (1927). After him are Wally Schirra (1923), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Alice Walton (1949), Robert H. Jackson (1892), Cyrus Vance (1917), and Barry Manilow (1943).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Paul Cohen ranks 14Before him are Mary Jackson (1921), Alonzo Church (1903), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Sam Loyd (1841), Karen Uhlenbeck (1942), and Richard S. Hamilton (1943). After him are John Milnor (1931), Jesse Douglas (1897), Richard Hamming (1915), Stephen Smale (1930), Edward Kasner (1878), and John G. Thompson (1932).