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Shinichi Mochizuki

1969 - Today

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Shinichi Mochizuki (望月 新一, Mochizuki Shin'ichi, born March 29, 1969) is a Japanese mathematician working in number theory and arithmetic geometry. He is one of the main contributors to anabelian geometry. His contributions include his solution of the Grothendieck conjecture in anabelian geometry about hyperbolic curves over number fields. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shinichi Mochizuki has received more than 651,948 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Shinichi Mochizuki is the 775th most popular mathematician (down from 756th in 2019), the 1,305th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,295th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Japanese Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Shinichi Mochizuki ranks 775 out of 823Before him are Ngô Bảo Châu, Raoul Bott, Georges de Rham, Joseph Wedderburn, Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, and Francesco Severi. After him are Richard Brauer, Wu Wenjun, Cédric Villani, Joseph Keller, Armand Borel, and Giuseppe Veronese.

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Among people born in 1969, Shinichi Mochizuki ranks 267Before him are Stephen Moyer, Melinda Clarke, Despina Vandi, Vassily Ivanchuk, Andrej Panadić, and Jörg Heinrich. After him are Eduardo Berizzo, Oriol Junqueras, Sofia Milos, Mr. Lawrence, Shea Whigham, and Barney Greenway.

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Among people born in Japan, Shinichi Mochizuki ranks 1,305 out of 6,048Before him are Mitsunori Fujiguchi (1949), Shigeo Arai (1916), Hideko Maehata (1914), Noriyuki Abe (1961), Kim Eui-tae (1941), and Daisuke Namikawa (1976). After him are Yoshiko Tanaka (1956), Kazuaki Nagasawa (1958), Yutaka Ozaki (1965), Masae Suzuki (1957), Kaoru Kakinami (1966), and Yoko Shimomura (1967).


Among mathematicians born in Japan, Shinichi Mochizuki ranks 10Before him are Kunihiko Kodaira (1915), Yutaka Taniyama (1927), Heisuke Hironaka (1931), Goro Shimura (1930), Shigefumi Mori (1951), and Mikio Sato (1928). After him are Christopher Zeeman (1925).