MATHEMATICIAN

Ronald Graham

1935 - 2020

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Ronald Lewis Graham (October 31, 1935 – July 6, 2020) was an American mathematician credited by the American Mathematical Society as "one of the principal architects of the rapid development worldwide of discrete mathematics in recent years". He was president of both the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America, and his honors included the Leroy P. Steele Prize for lifetime achievement and election to the National Academy of Sciences. After graduate study at the University of California, Berkeley, Graham worked for many years at Bell Labs and later at the University of California, San Diego. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Graham has received more than 321,682 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ronald Graham is the 410th most popular mathematician (up from 504th in 2019), the 3,345th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,722nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Ronald Graham ranks 410 out of 828Before him are Stephen Cole Kleene, Richard E. Bellman, Ibn al-Banna' al-Marrakushi, Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, Shiing-Shen Chern, and Diocles. After him are Ernest William Brown, Guido Fubini, Nikolai Luzin, Hans Freudenthal, Lennart Carleson, and Frank P. Ramsey.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Ronald Graham ranks 161Before him are Alfonso López Trujillo, Armando Manzanero, Fiorenza Cossotto, Vasily Livanov, Dudley Moore, and Rodrigo Borja Cevallos. After him are Annie Proulx, Bobby Vinton, France-Albert René, Shūji Terayama, La Monte Young, and Tamara Smirnova. Among people deceased in 2020, Ronald Graham ranks 268Before him are Frederick Ballantyne, Oskar Fischer, Claude Bolling, Armando Manzanero, Luigi Simoni, and Mady Mesplé. After him are Nikolai Tanayev, Laisenia Qarase, Índio, Volodymyr Troshkin, Allen Daviau, and Mirza Khazar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ronald Graham ranks 3,345 out of 15,968Before him are The Miz (1980), Cyrus Vance (1917), Thomas Newman (1955), Arnold Palmer (1929), Joan Jett (1958), and John Hughes (1950). After him are Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Del Shannon (1934), Annie Proulx (1935), Stephen Baldwin (1966), Betty Robinson (1911), and John C. Reilly (1965).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Ronald Graham ranks 25Before him are Richard Hamming (1915), Edward Kasner (1878), Stephen Smale (1930), Richard S. Hamilton (1943), Stephen Cole Kleene (1909), and Richard E. Bellman (1920). After him are George David Birkhoff (1884), Haskell Curry (1900), Richard Montague (1930), Mitchell Feigenbaum (1944), Julia Robinson (1919), and William Thurston (1946).