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MATHEMATICIAN

Stephen Smale

1930 - Today

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Stephen Smale (born July 15, 1930) is an American mathematician, known for his research in topology, dynamical systems and mathematical economics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Smale has received more than 304,870 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Stephen Smale is the 344th most popular mathematician (up from 402nd in 2019), the 2,925th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,273rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Mathematician.

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  • 300k

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  • 54.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Stephen Smale ranks 344 out of 823Before him are Jesse Douglas, Pietro Cataldi, Richard Hamming, Paul Lévy, William Sealy Gosset, and Thomas Fincke. After him are Edward Kasner, Karl Menger, Eutocius of Ascalon, Ostilio Ricci, Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī, and John G. Thompson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1930, Stephen Smale ranks 172Before him are Yuan Longping, Luis de Pablo, Israel Kirzner, Stuart Lewis-Evans, Jānis Pujats, and Walter Mischel. After him are Jacques Hamel, Babushka Lady, Jean Ferrat, Ernst Fuchs, Chus Lampreave, and Guy Ligier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Smale ranks 2,925 out of 18,182Before him are Frank Stallone (1950), George Huntington (1850), Clarence Brown (1890), Judith Resnik (1949), Carol W. Greider (1961), and Audre Lorde (1934). After him are Terence McKenna (1946), J. P. Guilford (1897), Don Norman (1935), Kurtwood Smith (1943), Jonathan Franzen (1959), and Joel Asaph Allen (1838).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Stephen Smale ranks 18Before him are Karen Uhlenbeck (1942), Richard S. Hamilton (1943), Paul Cohen (1934), John Milnor (1931), Jesse Douglas (1897), and Richard Hamming (1915). After him are Edward Kasner (1878), John G. Thompson (1932), Jim Simons (1938), Raymond Smullyan (1919), Julia Robinson (1919), and Stephen Cole Kleene (1909).