Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro

Wolf Prize Laureate in Mathematics 1990

Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Tel Aviv University, Israel

 

Award citation:

“for his fundamental contributions in the fields of homogeneous complex domains, discrete groups, representation theory and automorphic forms”.

 

Prize share:

Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro

Ennio De Giorgi 

 

Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro (born in 1929, Russia) developed a fascination for mathematics at the age of 10. His curiosity was ignited by the  unique beauty of negative numbers, a subject introduced to him by his father, a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. While still an undergraduate at Moscow University, Piatetski-Shapiro’s mathematical prowess earned him the Moscow Mathematical Society Prize for a Young Mathematician in 1952. The winning paper he presented contained a solution to the problem posed by the French analyst Raphaël Salem regarding sets of uniqueness of trigonometric series.

For almost 40 years Professor Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro has been making major contributions in mathematics by solving outstanding open problems and by introducing new ideas in the theory of automorphic functions and its connections with number theory, algebraic geometry and infinite dimensional representations of Lie groups. His work has been a major, often decisive factor in the enormous progress in this theory during the last three decades.

Among his main achievements are: the solution of Salem’s problem about the uniqueness of the expansion of a function into a trigonometric series; the example of a non symmetric homogeneous domain in dimension 4 answering Cartan´s question, and the complete classification (with E. Vinberg and G. Gindikin) of all bounded homogeneous domains; the solution of Torelli´s problem for K-3 surfaces (with I. Shafarevich); a solution of a special case of Selberg´s conjecture on unipotent elements, which paved the way for important advances in the theory of discrete groups, and many important results in the theory of automorphic functions, e.g., the extension of the theory to the general context of semi-simple Lie groups (with I. Gelfand), the general theory of arithmetic groups operating on bounded symmetric domains, the first “converse theorem” for GL(3), the construction of L-functions for automorphic representations for all the classical groups (with S. Rallis) and the proof of the existence of non arithmetic lattices in hyperbolic spaces of arbitrary large dimension (with M. Gromov).

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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.