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Mathematicians in our archive who were alive in the year 2000 are:

Donald Macmillan was 144 this year
John Turner was 129 this year
James Cassels was 109 this year
Leopold Vietoris was 109 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Agnes Scott was 106 this year
Dirk Struik was 106 this year and died this year.
Mary Simpson was 99 this year
Udo Wegner was 98 this year and would die in a further -2000 years.
William Birnbaum was 97 this year and died this year.
Henri Cartan was 96 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Donald Eperson was 96 this year and would die the following year.
Anna Adelaide Stafford Henriques was 95 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Laurence Chisholm Young was 95 this year and died this year.
Hans Bethe was 94 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Shokichi Iyanaga was 94 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Erich Khler was 94 this year and died this year.
Emma Lehmer was 94 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Cyril Offord was 94 this year and died this year.
Edward Maitland Wright was 94 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Donald Coxeter was 93 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Herta Freitag was 92 this year and died this year.
Willard Van Quine was 92 this year and died this year.
Bla Gyires was 91 this year and would die the following year.
Saunders Mac Lane was 91 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Bernhard Neumann was 91 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Werner Romberg was 91 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Feodor Theilheimer was 91 this year and died this year.
Geoffrey Walker was 91 this year and would die the following year.
Maurice Bartlett was 90 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Joseph Doob was 90 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
George G Lorentz was 90 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Helmut Wielandt was 90 this year and would die the following year.
Shiing-shen Chern was 89 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Shizuo Kakutani was 89 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Walter Ledermann was 89 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
George Szekeres was 89 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
John Todd was 89 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
David Gawen Champernowne was 88 this year and died this year.
Kathleen Ollerenshaw was 88 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Frank Smithies was 88 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Donald C Spencer was 88 this year and would die the following year.
Mary Cannell was 87 this year and died this year.
Emma Castelnuovo was 87 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Alessandro Faedo was 87 this year and would die the following year.
Israil Gelfand was 87 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Herman Goldstine was 87 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Muriel Wales was 87 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Shaun Wylie was 87 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Adriaan Cornelis Zaanen was 87 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
William Wager Cooper was 86 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
George Dantzig was 86 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Martin Gardner was 86 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Evgeny Sergeevich Lyapin was 86 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Harry Pitt was 86 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Gustave Choquet was 85 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Fred Hoyle was 85 this year and would die the following year.
Chuan-Chih Hsiung was 85 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Kiyosi Ito was 85 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Lee Lorch was 85 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Mollie Orshansky was 85 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Aleksandr Yakovlevich Povzner was 85 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Robert Rankin was 85 this year and would die the following year.
Herbert Robbins was 85 this year and would die the following year.
Alice T Schafer was 85 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Laurent Schwartz was 85 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
John Tukey was 85 this year and died this year.
Frederick Atkinson was 84 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
John Crank was 84 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Aryeh Dvoretzky was 84 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Sheila Edmonds was 84 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Albrecht Frhlich was 84 this year and would die the following year.
Irving John Good was 84 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Paul Halmos was 84 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Gilbert Hunt was 84 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
George Mackey was 84 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Frederick Mosteller was 84 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Douglas Northcott was 84 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Hans Samelson was 84 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Claude E Shannon was 84 this year and would die the following year.
Beno Eckmann was 83 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Leonard Gillman was 83 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Graham Higman was 83 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Irving Kaplansky was 83 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Moshe Livsic was 83 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Edward Lorenz was 83 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Nathan Mendelsohn was 83 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Yurii Alekseevich Mitropolskii was 83 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Atle Selberg was 83 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
William Tutte was 83 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Nicolaas de Bruijn was 82 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Jacqueline Ferrand was 82 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Mario Fiorentini was 82 this year
David Gilbarg was 82 this year and would die the following year.
John Herivel was 82 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Katherine Johnson was 82 this year
David Kendall was 82 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Geoffrey Kneebone was 82 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
David Rees was 82 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Sheila Power Tinney was 82 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Ivan Vidav was 82 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
David Blackwell was 81 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Hermann Bondi was 81 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
George Box was 81 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Erwin Hiebert was 81 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
William Kruskal was 81 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Paulette Libermann was 81 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Aleksei Vasilevich Pogorelov was 81 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Alexander Andreevich Samarskii was 81 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Leopold Schmetterer was 81 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Jaap Seidel was 81 this year and would die the following year.
Raymond Smullyan was 81 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Ian Sneddon was 81 this year and died this year.
Clifford Ambrose Truesdell III was 81 this year and died this year.
Magnus Wenninger was 81 this year
Wen-Tsun Wu was 81 this year
George Batchelor was 80 this year and died this year.
Frank Bonsall was 80 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Herbert Federer was 80 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Wolfgang Gaschtz was 80 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Alfred Goldie was 80 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
John Hammersley was 80 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Roman Stanislaw Ingarden was 80 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Vera Nikolaevna Kublanovskaya was 80 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Donald Pack was 80 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao was 80 this year
Ambrose Rogers was 80 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Ernst Specker was 80 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Kathleen McNulty Antonelli was 79 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
David Gale was 79 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Andrew Gleason was 79 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Roger Godement was 79 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Frank Harary was 79 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Jean-Louis Koszul was 79 this year
Jonas Kubilius was 79 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Martin Lb was 79 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Edith Hirsch Luchins was 79 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Ronald Mitchell was 79 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Walter Rudin was 79 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Pierre Samuel was 79 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Horst Tietz was 79 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Boris Trakhtenbrot was 79 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
J W S Cassels was 78 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhenskaya was 78 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Marchenko was 78 this year
Rimhak Ree was 78 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Ambros Speiser was 78 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Jack Warga was 78 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Leslie Woods was 78 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Tom Apostol was 77 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Armand Borel was 77 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Raoul Bott was 77 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Herman Chernoff was 77 this year
Yvonne Bruhat was 77 this year
Wim Cohen was 77 this year and died this year.
Aleksei Alekseevich Dezin was 77 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Freeman Dyson was 77 this year
Dionisio Gallarati was 77 this year
Peter Hilton was 77 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Mikhail Iosiphovich Kadets was 77 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Joseph Keller was 77 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Georg Kreisel was 77 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Murray Macbeath was 77 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Enrico Magenes was 77 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Cathleen Morawetz was 77 this year
Gloria Olive was 77 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Igor Rostislavovich Shafarevich was 77 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Ren Thom was 77 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Fritz Ursell was 77 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Vasilii Sergeevich Vladimirov was 77 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Ernest Wilkins was 77 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
John Backus was 76 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Jean Bartik was 76 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Paul Cohn was 76 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Jacques Dixmier was 76 this year
Evgenii B Dynkin was 76 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Evelyn Boyd Granville was 76 this year
Arnljot Hyland was 76 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Samuel Karlin was 76 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Wilhelm Klingenberg was 76 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Nikolai Nikolaevich Krasovskii was 76 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Lucien Le Cam was 76 this year and died this year.
Benoit Mandelbrot was 76 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Elena Moldovan Popoviciu was 76 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Mary Ellen Rudin was 76 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Isadore Singer was 76 this year
Germund Dahlquist was 75 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Nathan Divinsky was 75 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Shanti Swarup Gupta was 75 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Hans-Jrgen Hoehnke was 75 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Martin Kruskal was 75 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Olli Lehto was 75 this year
Louis Nirenberg was 75 this year
Olga Arsenievna Oleinik was 75 this year and would die the following year.
John Pople was 75 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Renfrey Potts was 75 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Gordon Preston was 75 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Giovanni Prodi was 75 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Klaus Roth was 75 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
John Torrence Tate was 75 this year
Chris Zeeman was 75 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Ivo Babuska was 74 this year
Claude Berge was 74 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
James Clunie was 74 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
James Eells was 74 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Miroslav Fiedler was 74 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
J A Green was 74 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Walter Hayman was 74 this year
Gndz Ikeda was 74 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Peter Lax was 74 this year
Albert Nijenhuis was 74 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Kristen Nygaard was 74 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Zdzisaw Pawlak was 74 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Jean-Pierre Serre was 74 this year
James Serrin was 74 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
John Shepherdson was 74 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
David Spence was 74 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Tonny Springer was 74 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Joan Sylvia Lyttle Birman was 73 this year
Felix Browder was 73 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Brian Griffiths was 73 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Friedrich Hirzebruch was 73 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Serge Lang was 73 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Heinrich-Wolfgang Leopoldt was 73 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Frank Levin was 73 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
James Mackay was 73 this year
Gyula Maurer was 73 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Benjamin Moiseiwitsch was 73 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
William Moser was 73 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Masayoshi Nagata was 73 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Mikhail Mikhailovich Postnikov was 73 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Alexander Ivanovich Skopin was 73 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Dimitrei D Stancu was 73 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Hans Wussing was 73 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Iain Adamson was 72 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Heinz Bauer was 72 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Paul Butzer was 72 this year
Lennart Carleson was 72 this year
Martin Davis was 72 this year
Israel Gohberg was 72 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Alexander Grothendieck was 72 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Karl Gruenberg was 72 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Ioan James was 72 this year
Joseph Kruskal was 72 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Jacques-Louis Lions was 72 this year and would die the following year.
Bernard Malgrange was 72 this year
John F Nash was 72 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Paulo Ribenboim was 72 this year
Norman Routledge was 72 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Mikio Sato was 72 this year
Richard Varga was 72 this year
Michael Atiyah was 71 this year
Franois Bruhat was 71 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Ward Cheney was 71 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Elemr Kiss was 71 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Aleksei Kostrikin was 71 this year and died this year.
Bryce McLeod was 71 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Douglas Munn was 71 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Volodymyr Petryshyn was 71 this year
Ilya Iosifovich Piatetski-Shapiro was 71 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Yurii Vasilevich Prokhorov was 71 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Madan Lal Puri was 71 this year
Anthony Spencer was 71 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar was 70 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Norman Alling was 70 this year
Edsger Dijkstra was 70 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Walter Feit was 70 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
David Foulis was 70 this year
Anatolii Asirovich Goldberg was 70 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Hans Grauert was 70 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Rudolf Kalman was 70 this year
Bruce Kellogg was 70 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Gregory Maxwell Kelly was 70 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Bill Morton was 70 this year
John Polkinghorne was 70 this year
Jacob T Schwartz was 70 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Reinhard Selten was 70 this year
Goro Shimura was 70 this year
Anatolii Volodymyrovych Skorokhod was 70 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Stephen Smale was 70 this year
Jacques Tits was 70 this year
Kazimierz Urbanik was 70 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Wang Yuan was 70 this year
Sergei Ivanovich Adian was 69 this year
Valentina Mikhailovna Borok was 69 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Heisuke Hironaka was 69 this year
Lars Hrmander was 69 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Alan Mercer was 69 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
John Milnor was 69 this year
James Murray was 69 this year
Czeslaw Olech was 69 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Roger Penrose was 69 this year
Vera Pless was 69 this year
Elias Stein was 69 this year
Herbert Wilf was 69 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Kenneth Appel was 68 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Hyman Bass was 68 this year
Louis de Branges was 68 this year
Pierre Cartier was 68 this year
Gene Golub was 68 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
John Lewis was 68 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
John Lewis was 68 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Crispin Nash-Williams was 68 this year and would die the following year.
John Ringrose was 68 this year
Donald Solitar was 68 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
John Thompson was 68 this year
Jack van Lint was 68 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Siobhan Vernon was 68 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Tom Whiteside was 68 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Richard Askey was 67 this year
Moshe Carmeli was 67 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Etta Zuber Falconer was 67 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Lochlainn O'Raifeartaigh was 67 this year and died this year.
Gary Roach was 67 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Michael Artin was 66 this year
William Browder was 66 this year
Paul Cohen was 66 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Roy Kerr was 66 this year
Paul-Andr Meyer was 66 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Donald Ornstein was 66 this year
Iossif Vladimirovich Ostrovskii was 66 this year
William Parry was 66 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
James Wiegold was 66 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Nicolas Bourbaki was 65 this year
Hillel Furstenberg was 65 this year
Ronald Graham was 65 this year
Bronius Grigelionis was 65 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
John Hildebrant was 65 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Yakov Grigorevich Sinai was 65 this year
Bhama Srinivasan was 65 this year
John Stallings was 65 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Graham Allan was 64 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Dmitrii Viktorovich Anosov was 64 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Judita Cofman was 64 this year and would die the following year.
Peter Ladislaw Hammer was 64 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
John Howie was 64 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Alexander Aleksandrovich Kirillov was 64 this year
Lszl Kovcs was 64 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Robert P Langlands was 64 this year
Richard Schelp was 64 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Oleksandr Mikolaiovich Sharkovsky was 64 this year
Volker Strassen was 64 this year
Argelia Velez-Rodriguez was 64 this year
Terry Wall was 64 this year
Vladimir Arnold was 63 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Johannes Boersma was 63 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
John Conway was 63 this year
David Fowler was 63 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
David Hayes was 63 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Barry Johnson was 63 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Evgenii Yakovlevich Khruslov was 63 this year
Yuri Ivanovich Manin was 63 this year
Barry Mazur was 63 this year
Vladimir Maz'ya was 63 this year
David Mumford was 63 this year
Leonid Andreevich Pastur was 63 this year
George E Andrews was 62 this year
Don Carlson was 62 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Phillip Griffiths was 62 this year
Detlef Gromoll was 62 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Robion Kirby was 62 this year
Donald Knuth was 62 this year
Sergei Novikov was 62 this year
Marina Ratner was 62 this year
Anatoly Mykhailovych Samoilenko was 62 this year
Hideo Tanaka was 62 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Alan Baker was 61 this year
Carlo Cercignani was 61 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Mary Lee Wheat Gray was 61 this year
John Kingman was 61 this year
Herbert Pahlings was 61 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Richard Tapia was 61 this year
Enrico Bombieri was 60 this year
Linda Goldway Keen was 60 this year
Daniel Quillen was 60 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Franciszek Szafraniec was 60 this year
Endre Szemerdi was 60 this year
Srinivasa Varadhan was 60 this year
Lszl Filep was 59 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Dennis Sullivan was 59 this year
Domokos Szsz was 59 this year
Thierry Aubin was 58 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Lenore Blum was 58 this year
Gavin Brown was 58 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
David Crighton was 58 this year and died this year.
Vitaly Vitalievich Fedorchuk was 58 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Stephen Hawking was 58 this year
Patrick Keast was 58 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Alexandru Lupas was 58 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Steve Rallis was 58 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Neil Trudinger was 58 this year
Karen Uhlenbeck was 58 this year
Bla Bollobs was 57 this year
Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov was 57 this year
Steven Orszag was 57 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Pierre Deligne was 56 this year
Mitchell Feigenbaum was 56 this year
Krystyna Kuperberg was 56 this year
Abram Naumovich Trakhtman was 56 this year
Leonard Adleman was 55 this year
John Coates was 55 this year
Persi Diaconis was 55 this year
Dusa McDuff was 55 this year
Saharon Shelah was 55 this year
Leon Simon was 55 this year
Paul Davies was 54 this year
Nigel Kalton was 54 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Jean-Louis Loday was 54 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
George Lusztig was 54 this year
Gregori Margulis was 54 this year
Bill Thurston was 54 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Ovide Arino was 53 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Alain Connes was 53 this year
David Eisenbud was 53 this year
Yuri Vladimirovich Matiyasevich was 53 this year
Uriel Rothblum was 53 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
John Carr was 52 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Sun-Yung Alice Chang was 52 this year
Philippe Flajolet was 52 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Chandra Kintala was 52 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Laszlo Lovsz was 52 this year
Gerard Murphy was 52 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Cheryl Praeger was 52 this year
Fan Chung was 51 this year
Charles Fefferman was 51 this year
Fritz Grunewald was 51 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Daniel Rudolph was 51 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Leslie Valiant was 51 this year
Shing-Tung Yau was 51 this year
Andrei Andreevich Bolibrukh was 50 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
David Broomhead was 50 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Gilles Pisier was 50 this year
Richard Schoen was 50 this year
Michael Freedman was 49 this year
Shigefumi Mori was 49 this year
Stein Arild Stromme was 49 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Edward Witten was 49 this year
Emilio Cafaro was 48 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Vaughan Jones was 48 this year
Lai-Sang Young was 48 this year
Zoltn Balogh was 47 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Andrew Wiles was 47 this year
Jean Bourgain was 46 this year
Ingrid Daubechies was 46 this year
Vladimir Drinfeld was 46 this year
Gerd Faltings was 46 this year
Pavel Krej was 46 this year
Bernadette Perrin-Riou was 45 this year
Efim Zelmanov was 45 this year
Pierre-Louis Lions was 44 this year
Simon Donaldson was 43 this year
Jean-Christophe Yoccoz was 43 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Curtis McMullen was 42 this year
Akos Seress was 42 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Abigail Thompson was 42 this year
Richard Borcherds was 41 this year
Lene Vestergaard Hau was 41 this year
Juha Heinonen was 40 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Oded Schramm was 39 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Rajeev Motwani was 38 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Timothy Gowers was 37 this year
Maxim Kontsevich was 36 this year
Sijue Wu was 36 this year
Karen Smith was 35 this year
Svetlana Jitomirskaya was 34 this year
Laurent Lafforgue was 34 this year
Grigori Yakovlevich Perelman was 34 this year
Vladimir Voevodsky was 34 this year
Wendelin Werner was 32 this year
David Cariolaro was 31 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Andrei Yuryevich Okounkov was 31 this year
Terence Tao was 25 this year

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