## John Griggs Thompson
## 1932 - | Click the picture above |

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**Mathematicians born in the same country**

Honours awarded to John Thompson(Click below for those honoured in this way) | |

AMS Cole Prize in Algebra | 1965 |

AMS Cole Prize for algebra | 1965 |

Speaker at International Congress | 1966 |

BMC morning speaker | 1969 |

Fields Medal | 1970 |

AMS Colloquium Lecturer | 1974 |

Fellow of the Royal Society | 1979 |

LMS Berwick Prize winner | 1982 |

Royal Society Sylvester Medal | 1985 |

Speaker at Groups St Andrews | 1989 |

Wolf Prize | 1992 |

Abel Prize | 2008 |

- Encyclopaedia Britannica
- AMS (Classification of finite simple groups) [registration required]
- Mathematical Genealogy Project

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