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Emil Artin
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Born (1898-03-03)March 3, 1898
Died December 20, 1962(1962-12-20) (aged 64)
Alma mater University of Vienna
University of Leipzig
Known for Abstract algebra
Spouse(s) Natascha Artin Brunswick
Awards Ackermann–Teubner Memorial Award (1932)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Hamburg
University of Notre Dame
Indiana University
Princeton University
Doctoral advisor Gustav Herglotz
Otto Ludwig Hölder
Doctoral students Nesmith Ankeny
Karel deLeeuw
Bernard Dwork
David Gilbarg
David K. Harrison
Serge Lang
A. Murray MacBeath
Arthur Mattuck
O. Timothy O'Meara
Kollagunta Ramanathan
Richard J. Semple
Harold N. Shapiro
John Tate
Hans Zassenhaus
Max Zorn

Emil Artin ( March 3, 1898 – December 20, 1962) was an Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent.

Artin was one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. He is best known for his work on algebraic number theory, contributing largely to class field theory and a new construction of L-functions. He also contributed to the pure theories of rings, groups and fields.

Along with Emmy Noether, he is considered the founder of modern abstract algebra.

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