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Fields Medals 1974


Bombieri.gifborn November 26, 1946, Milan
University of Pisa

Major contributions in the primes, in univalent functions and the local Bieberbach conjecture, in theory of functions of several complex variables, and in theory of partial differential equations and minimal surfaces - in particular, to the solution of Bernstein's problem in higher dimensions.

David Bryant MUMFORD

Mumford.gifborn June 11, 1937, Worth, Sussex, England
Harvard University

Contributed to problems of the existence and structure of varieties of moduli, varieties whose points parametrize isomorphism classes of some type of geometric object. Also made several important contributions to the theory of algebraic surfaces.

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Albers, Donald J.; Alexanderson, G. L.; Reid, Constance:
International mathematical congresses. An illustrated history 1893 - 1986 Rev. ed. including ICM 1986. Springer-Verlag, New York, 1986

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