Pierre Deligne facts for kids
Pierre Deligne, March 2005
|Born||3 October 1944
|Institutions||Institute for Advanced Study
Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
|Alma mater||Universite Libre de Bruxelles|
|Doctoral advisor||Alexander Grothendieck|
|Doctoral students||Lê Dũng Tráng
|Known for||Proof of the Weil conjectures|
|Notable awards||Wolf Prize (2008)
Balzan Prize (2004)
Crafoord Prize (1988)
Fields Medal (1978)
He was born in Etterbeek. He went to school at Athénée Adolphe Max and studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
In 2006 he was ennobled by the Belgian king as viscount.
In 2009, Deligne was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
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