Category:Israel Gelfand

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Israel Gelfand 
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Soviet mathematician
Date of birth 20 August 1913 (in Julian calendar) / 2 September 1913
Okny (Q4458065, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire)
Date of death 5 October 2009
New Brunswick
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Moscow State University
Doctoral advisor
Doctoral student
  • Georgy Adelson-Velsky
  • Joseph Bernstein
  • Endre Szemerédi
  • Andrei Zelevinsky
  • Felix Berezin
  • Alexandre Kirillov
  • Georgiy Shilov
  • Alexander Goncharov
  • Victor Lidskii
  • Albert Molchanov
  • Vladimir Retakh
  • Julius Anatolyovich Schrader
  • Vitalii Ditkin
  • Emmanuil Shnol
Member of
  • Royal Society
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences of the USSR
  • French Academy of Sciences
  • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Japan Academy
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Lincean Academy
Field of work
  • mathematical analysis
  • functional analysis
  • algebra
  • topology
  • theory of differential equations
  • probability theory
  • numerical analysis
Notable work
  • Gelfand–Mazur theorem
  • Gelfand–Naimark theorem
Award received
  • State Stalin Prize
  • MacArthur Fellowship
  • Order of Lenin
  • Order of the Badge of Honour
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour
  • Order of Friendship of Peoples
  • Wigner Medal (1980)
  • Lenin Prize
  • Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences (1989)
  • honorary doctor of the University of Uppsala
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Oxford
  • Honorary doctor of the Harvard University
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