William Paul Thurston

1946 - 2012

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Thurston was an American mathematician who won a Fields Medal for his work on 2 and 3 dimensional manifolds.
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  1. Obituary: AMS
  2. Obituary: NY Times

Honours awarded to Bill Thurston
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AMS Veblen Prize1976
Speaker at International Congress1978
Fields Medal1982
BMC plenary speaker1986
Hedrick lecturer1987
AMS Colloquium Lecturer1989

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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