John Charles Fields

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John Charles Fields
John Charles Fields
Born(1863-05-14)May 14, 1863
DiedAugust 9, 1932(1932-08-09) (aged 69)
Toronto, Ontario
Known forFields Medal, Fields Institute
Scientific career
ThesisSymbolic Finite Solutions and Solutions by Definite Integrals of the Equation dny/dxn = xmy (1886)
Doctoral studentsSamuel Beatty

John Charles Fields, FRS (May 14, 1863 – August 9, 1932) was a Canadian mathematician. He is the founder of the Fields Medal for outstanding works in mathematics.[1]

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  1. "John Fields - The Mathematics Genealogy Project". Retrieved 2022-08-27.