Alexandr­e Grothendieck, Mathematician

Permanent professor at IHES from 1958 to 1970

Alexandre Grothendieck set the framework for modern algebraic geometry, which is now universally adopted. His work was further amplified by Pierre Deligne, originally his disciple, who was recruited to IHES at the age of 26, and is now established at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) in Princeton.

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