Thoralf Skolem

1887 - 1963

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Thoralf Albert Skolem (Norwegian: [ˈtùːrɑɫf ˈskùːlɛm]; 23 May 1887 – 23 March 1963) was a Norwegian mathematician who worked in mathematical logic and set theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thoralf Skolem has received more than 92,460 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Thoralf Skolem is the 588th most popular mathematician (down from 576th in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Norway (down from 223rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Norwegian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Thoralf Skolem ranks 588 out of 828Before him are William Burnside, Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, Đuro Kurepa, Heinrich Martin Weber, Paul Bernays, and Solomon Lefschetz. After him are Oswald Veblen, John Lennox, Sydney Chapman, Giovanni Battista Zupi, Alfréd Rényi, and Suzan Kahramaner.

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Among people born in 1887, Thoralf Skolem ranks 162Before him are Harold Lockwood, Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics, Paul W. Merrill, Julius Pokorny, Marianne Moore, and Hector Hodler. After him are Rudolph Schindler, Al Ernest Garcia, Louise Arner Boyd, Yuri Shaporin, Oskar Luts, and Géza Csáth. Among people deceased in 1963, Thoralf Skolem ranks 117Before him are Edwin Linkomies, Marie Marvingt, Lee Wallard, Pingali Venkayya, Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, and Barnum Brown. After him are Amelita Galli-Curci, Shinobu Ishihara, Erik Lundqvist, Aleksandr Gerasimov, Learco Guerra, and Benjamin Jones.

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Among people born in Norway, Thoralf Skolem ranks 250 out of 735Before him are Kirsti Sparboe (1946), Sam Eyde (1866), Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (1961), Gunnar Knudsen (1848), Finn Christian Jagge (1966), and Jon Ola Sand (1961). After him are John Arne Riise (1980), Peder Balke (1804), Anita Hegerland (1961), Johan Sebastian Welhaven (1807), Anathon Aall (1867), and Arne Brustad (1912).


Among mathematicians born in Norway, Thoralf Skolem ranks 10Before him are Caspar Wessel (1745), Viggo Brun (1885), Cato Maximilian Guldberg (1836), Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow (1832), Bernt Michael Holmboe (1795), and Axel Thue (1863). After him are Carl Størmer (1874) and Øystein Ore (1899).