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Jean-Pierre Serre
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Jean-Pierre Serre at Oberwolfach in 2009
Born 15 September 1926 (1926-09-15) (age 95)
Nationality French
Alma mater
  • Fields Medal (1954)
  • Balzan Prize (1985)
  • CNRS Gold medal (1987)
  • Steele Prize (1995)
  • Wolf Prize in Mathematics (2000)
  • Abel Prize (2003)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • Collège de France
Doctoral advisor Henri Cartan
Doctoral students

Jean-Pierre Serre ( born 15 September 1926) is a French mathematician who has made contributions to algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, and algebraic number theory. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1954 and the first Abel Prize in 2003.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

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