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Tom M. Apostol

1923 - 2016

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Tom Mike Apostol ( ə-POSS-əl; August 20, 1923 – May 8, 2016) was an American analytic number theorist and professor at the California Institute of Technology, best known as the author of widely used mathematical textbooks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom M. Apostol has received more than 163,833 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom M. Apostol is the 727th most popular mathematician, the 7,139th most popular biography from United States and the 48th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Tom M. Apostol ranks 727 out of 823Before him are Cesare Arzelà, Edmond Laguerre, Pyotr Novikov, Leopold Vietoris, Grigore Moisil, and Nikolai Chebotaryov. After him are Wendelin Werner, Carl Gustav Axel Harnack, William Henry Young, Leonard Nelson, Yitang Zhang, and Vaughan Jones.

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Among people born in 1923, Tom M. Apostol ranks 319Before him are Walter M. Miller Jr., Max Jakobson, Ken Kavanagh, Shlomo Hillel, Alina Janowska, and Bob Barker. After him are Jean Stapleton, Bruno Zumino, Helen Murray Free, Piero D'Inzeo, Walter Jens, and James Stockdale. Among people deceased in 2016, Tom M. Apostol ranks 346Before him are Geydar Dzhemal, Rune Larsson, Kimbo Slice, Lothar Späth, James Joseph Dresnok, and Bobby Vee. After him are Amelia Bence, Adolf Born, Henning Enoksen, Piers Sellers, Tom Kibble, and Frano Selak.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom M. Apostol ranks 7,139 out of 18,182Before him are Scott Weiland (1967), Anna Chlumsky (1980), Robert Crippen (1937), Albert Charles Smith (1906), Reni Santoni (1938), and Matthew Gray Gubler (1980). After him are Benjamin Butler (1818), Rita Mae Brown (1944), Johnnie Parsons (1918), Jessica Simpson (1980), Joe Bryant (1954), and John Green (1977).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Tom M. Apostol ranks 48Before him are John Tate (1925), Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874), Gladys West (1930), Daniel Quillen (1940), Gilbert Strang (1934), and Solomon W. Golomb (1932). After him are Charles Fefferman (1949), Dennis Sullivan (1941), Hassler Whitney (1907), Richard Garfield (1963), Gregory Chaitin (1947), and Robin Hartshorne (1938).