Friedrich Hirzebruch

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1988

Friedrich Hirzebruch

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Max-Planck-Institut fuer Mathematik, Germany

University of Bonn, Germany

 

Award citation:

“for outstanding work combining topology, algebraic and differential geometry, and algebraic number theory; and for his stimulation of mathematical cooperation and research”.

 

Prize share:

Friedrich Hirzebruch 

Lars Hörmander

 

Friedrich Hirzebruch (born in 1927, Germany) pursued his studies at the University of Münster from 1945 to 1950, with an interlude of one year at ETH Zürich. Following this, he held a position at Erlangen and subsequently spent the years 1952 to 1954 at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. After a year at Princeton University from 1955 to 1956, he attained a professorship at the University of Bonn. He remained there, eventually assuming the role of director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in 1981.

The name of Professor Friedrich Hirzebruch has been connected with famous results in the areas of topology, algebraic geometry, and global differential geometry, results which all mark the beginning of important theories and which have had an enormous influence on the development of modern mathematics.

Hirzebruchws achievements include- the discovery of the signature theorem for differentiable manifolds and the formulation and proof of the Riemann-Roch theorem for algebraic varieties; the integrality theorem for characteristic classes of differentiable manifolds; the proportionality theorem for complex homogeneous manifolds and (with A. Borel) the general theory of characteristic classes of homogeneous spaces of compact Lie groups; complex K-theory and its spectral sequence and various geometrical applications (with M.F. Atiyah); the “topological” proof of the Dedekind reciprocity theorem through 4-manifold theory and other fascinating relations between differential topology and algebraic number theory; the systematic study of Hilbert modular-forms and-surfaces and their relation to class numbers.

Many mathematicians have expanded and generalized Hirzebruch’s ideas. He himself has always been interested in the beautiful particular case and concrete problem, which he solves by creating new methods that combine unusual geometric, algebraic, and arithmetic intuition. Moreover, through his brilliant lecturing and writing, through the “Arbeitstagung Bonn” (yearly international meetings at the highest level), and through his dedicated work in scientific organizations he has greatly stimulated world-wide cooperation in research.

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Ingrid Daubechies

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2023

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

George Lusztig

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2022

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Yakov Eliashberg

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2020

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Simon K. Donaldson

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2020

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Jean Francois le Gall

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2019

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Gregory Lawler

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2019

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Vladimir Drinfeld

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2018

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Alexander Beilinson

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2018

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Richard Schoen

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2017

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Charles Fefferman

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2017

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

James G. Arthur

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2015

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Peter Sarnak

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2014

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Michael Artin

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2013

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

George D. Mostow

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2013

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Michael Aschbacher

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2012

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Luis Caffarelli

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2012

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Shing-Tung Yau

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2010

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Dennis Sullivan

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2010

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Pierre R. Deligne

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2008/9

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Phillip A. Griffiths

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2008/9

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

David B. Mumford

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2008/9

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Hillel (Harry) Furstenberg

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2006/7

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Stephen Smale

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2006/7

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Gregory Margulis

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2005

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Sergei Novikov

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2005

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Mikio Sato

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2002/3

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

John Tate

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2002/3

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Vladimir Arnold

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2001

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Saharon Shelah

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2001

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Raoul Bott

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2000

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Jean-Pierre Serre

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 2000

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Laszlo Lovasz

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1999

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Elias M. Stein

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1999

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Yakov G. Sinai

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1996/7

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Joseph B. Keller

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1996/7

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Robert P. Langlands

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1995/6

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Andrew J. Wiles

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1995/6

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Jurgen K. Moser

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1994/5

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Mikhael Gromov

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1993

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Jacques Tits

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1993

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Lennart A. E. Carleson

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1992

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

John G. Thompson

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1992

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1990

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Ennio De Giorgi

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1990

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

John W. Milnor

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1989

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Alberto P. Calderon

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1989

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Lars Hörmander

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathemstics 1988

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Friedrich Hirzebruch

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1988

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Peter D. Lax

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1987

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Kiyoshi Ito

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1987

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Samuel Eilenberg

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1986

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Atle Selberg

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1986

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Kunihiko Kodaira

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1985

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Hans Lewy

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1985

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Shiing-Shen Chern

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1983

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Paul Erdos

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1984

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Mark G. Krein

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1982

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Hassler Whitney

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1982

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Oscar Zariski

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1981

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Lars V. Ahlfors

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1981

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Henri Cartan

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1980

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Andrey N. Kolmogorov

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1980

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Jean Leray

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1979

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

André Weil

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1979

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Izrail M. Gelfand

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1978

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.

Carl L. Siegel

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1978

Carl L. Siegel

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of Gottingen, Germany

 

Award citation:

“in recognition of his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics”.

 

Prize share:

Carl L. Siegel

Izrail M. Gelfand

 

Professor Carl L. Siegel received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Gottingen, 1920; became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1922, and later at the University of Gottingen. Many of his important contributions to the theory of numbers and several complex variables date to this period in Gottingen. Being an outspoken anti-Nazi, he fled Germany in 1940 to Denmark, and was at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, from 1940 to 1950 at which time he returned to Gottingen.