Oscar Zariski

1899 - 1986

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Zariski's work was on foundations of algebraic geometry using algebraic methods. He worked on the theory of normal varieties, local uniformisation and the reduction of singularities of algebraic varieties.
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Honours awarded to Oscar Zariski
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AMS Cole Prize in Algebra1944
AMS Cole Prize for algebra1944
AMS Colloquium Lecturer1947
Speaker at International Congress1950
LMS Honorary Member1959
American Maths Society President1969 - 1970
AMS Steele Prize1981
Wolf Prize1981


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