Professor at IHES from 1970 to 1984
Pierre Deligne continued the work on algebraic geometry initiated by Alexander Grothendieck. A deep understanding of the role cohomology theories play in the study of algebraic varieties is due to him.
Médaille Fields (1978)
Prix Crafoord (1988)
Prix Balzan (2004)
Prix Wolf en mathématiques (2008)
Prix Abel (2013)