Paul Cohen

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Birthday
2, 1934
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Mar 23, 2007 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1934
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Mar 23, 2007 (72)

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About

Mathematician who made important contributions the study of set theory.

Before Fame

He entered graduate school at the University of Chicago after just two years of undergraduate study.

Trivia

He was awarded the Fields Medal in Mathematics in 1966 and the the National Medal of Science the following year.

Family Life

He grew up around Long Branch, New Jersey in a Jewish family that emigrated from Poland.

Associated With

He and Max Born both became known for their many important breakthroughs in math and science.

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