JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE BCHER MEMORIAL PRIZE 
(42% of recipients)

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Listed below are recipients of the Bcher Memorial Prize in Mathematics who were, or are, Jewish. 
The Bcher Prize is considered to be one of the six most prestigious in the field of mathematics.1
  • Solomon Lefschetz (1924)
  • Norbert Wiener (1933)
  • John von Neumann (1938)
  • Jesse Douglas (1943)
  • Norman Levinson (1953)
  • Louis Nirenberg (1959)
  • Paul Cohen (1964)
  • I. M. Singer (1969)
  • Donald Ornstein (1974)
  • Sergiu Klainerman (1999)
  • Charles Fefferman (2008)
  • Carlos Kenig (2008)
  • Assaf Naor (2011)
  • Gunther Uhlmann (2011)
  • Larry Guth (2020)
NOTES
1. See the entry entitled "Mathematical Prizes" on p. 1863 of the CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics (2nd Edition), by Eric W. Weisstein (Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2003).

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