JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE OSWALD VEBLEN PRIZE
IN GEOMETRY
 

(38% of recipients)
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Listed below are recipients of the Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry who were, or are, Jewish (or of half-Jewish ancestry, as indicated). 
The Veblen Prize is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the fields of geometry and topology.
  • Raoul Bott 1 (1964)
  • Morton Brown (1966)
  • Barry Mazur (1966)
  • James Simons (1976)
  • Mikhael Gromov  2 (1981)
  • Michael Freedman 3  (1986)
  • Clifford Taubes (1991)
  • Jeff Cheeger (2001)
  • Yakov Eliashberg (2001)
  • David Gabai (2004)
  • Peter Kronheimer (2007)
  • Peter OzsvŠth (2007)
  • Daniel Wise (2013)
NOTES
1. Jewish mother and step-father, non-Jewish father; see Raoul Bott: Collected Papers, Vol. 1 (Birkhšuser, Boston, 1994, pp. 11-12).
2. Jewish mother; non-Jewish father.
3. Jewish father.

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