Paul Cohen

1934 - 2007

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For other people named Paul Cohen, see Paul Cohen (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Paul Cohn.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 162,986 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Paul Cohen is the 279th most popular mathematician (down from 268th in 2019), the 2,224th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,907th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Paul Cohen ranks 279 out of 828Before him are Jacopo Riccati, Tatyana Afanasyeva, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Adolf Hurwitz, Alan Baker, and John Wilkins. After him are Anatoly Fomenko, Oronce Finé, Lorenzo Mascheroni, Pavel Alexandrov, Eugenio Beltrami, and Eduard Heine.

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Among people born in 1934, Paul Cohen ranks 112Before him are Bingu wa Mutharika, Fredric Jameson, Jean Sorel, Wilford Brimley, Kisho Kurokawa, and Alan Bates. After him are Freddie King, George Segal, Gloria Steinem, Howard Martin Temin, Frankie Valli, and Claude Berri. Among people deceased in 2007, Paul Cohen ranks 86Before him are Hrant Dink, Maria Gripe, Jean-Pierre Vernant, Aaron Russo, Kisho Kurokawa, and Michael Jackson. After him are Ian Stevenson, Delbert Mann, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, Steve Fossett, Nobuo Matsunaga, and Luigi Comencini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Cohen ranks 2,224 out of 15,968Before him are Langston Hughes (1902), Donald Judd (1928), Mariah Carey (1969), Jason Bateman (1969), Tony Levin (1946), and Shannen Doherty (1971). After him are Gia Carangi (1960), Rip Torn (1931), Woody Strode (1914), Morton Feldman (1926), John Heard (1946), and Kirsten Dunst (1982).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Paul Cohen ranks 13Before him are Alonzo Church (1903), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Sam Loyd (1841), Mary Jackson (1921), Lloyd Shapley (1923), and Karen Uhlenbeck (1942). After him are John G. Thompson (1932), Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Milnor (1931), Jim Simons (1938), Jesse Douglas (1897), and Richard Hamming (1915).