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Andrew Wiles
  • Name: Andrew Wiles
  • Born: 04/11/1953 (67 years old)
  • Known for: Proving the Taniyama–Shimura Conjecture for semistable elliptic curves, thereby proving Fermat's Last Theorem, Proving the main conjecture of Iwasawa theory

Sir Andrew John Wiles KBE FRS (born 11 April 1953) is an English mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford, specializing in number theory. He is best known for proving Fermat’s Last Theorem, for which he was awarded the 2016 Abel Prize and the 2017 Copley Medal by the Royal Society. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000, and in 2018 was appointed as the first Regius Professor of Mathematics at Oxford. Wiles is also a 1997 MacArthur Fellow.

Birth Name: Andrew John Wiles

School: University of Oxford (MA), University of Cambridge (PhD)

Alias: Andrew John Wiles

Birth Place: Cambridge, UK

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