John Charles Fields

1863 - 1932

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Fields provided funds for an international medal for mathematical distinction: the mathematical equivalent of a Nobel prize
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (4 books/articles)

A Poster of John Charles Fields

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Fields Medal Letter
  2. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to John Charles Fields
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Fellow of the Royal Society1913


Other Web sites
  1. M E Barnes (MSc Thesis)
  2. FAQ's in Mathematics (Details of the Fields medals including a list of recipients)
  3. Berlin Germany (More information about the prizes)
  1. FAQ's in Mathematics (Why there is no Nobel prize in mathematics)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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