## What is the most prestigious math award?

The Fields Medal

The Fields Medal is the most prestigious award for mathematicians and has been awarded every four years since 1936 at the International Mathematical Congress to at least two young mathematicians for their outstanding achievements.

## Which country has the most Fields medals?

Fields Medal for Mathematics Per Capita, 1936-2018

Country | Awards | Population 2018 |
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China | 1 | 1,422.1 |

Finland | 1 | 5.5 |

France | 12 | 66.0 |

Germany | 2 | 82.2 |

**Who is first Indian mathematician got field award?**

He is known primarily for his contributions to number theory. Bhargava was awarded the Fields Medal in 2014….Manjul Bhargava.

Manjul Bhargava FRS | |
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Institutions | Princeton University Leiden University University of Hyderabad |

Doctoral advisor | Andrew Wiles |

**Do mathematicians Get Nobel Prize?**

There is no Nobel Prize for mathematics, but many mathematicians have won the prize, most commonly for physics but occasionally for economics, and in one case for literature. For instance, when mathematician John Nash won a Nobel Prize in 1994, it was for a result that had a major impact in economics.

### Do you have to be under 40 to win the Fields Medal?

Unlike the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal is only awarded every four years. The Fields Medal also has an age limit: a recipient must be under age 40 on 1 January of the year in which the medal is awarded. First awarded in 1936, 60 people have won the medal as of 2018.

### Who Won Fields Medal 2021?

Laurent Lafforgue

“Laurent Lafforgue has been awarded the Fields Medal for his proof of the Langlands correspondence for the full linear groups GLr (r≥1) over function fields of positive characteristic.”

**Is Manjul Bhargava Indian?**

Bhargava, who is only 46 years old, has achieved unparalleled success as a mathematician for his work in number theory, and he was the first person of Indian origin to win a Fields Medal.

**Who is called the Prince of mathematics?**

Born April 30th, 1777, in Brunswick (Germany), Karl Friedrich Gauss was perhaps one of the most influential mathematical minds in history. Sometimes called the “Prince of Mathematics”, he was noticed for his mathematical thinking at a very young age.

## What is the Fields Medal for mathematics?

Fields Medal. The Fields Medal is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians under 40 years of age at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years. The Fields Medal is regarded as one of the highest honors a mathematician can receive,…

## What happened to the Fields Medalists in 2018?

The most recent group of Fields Medalists received their awards on 1 August 2018 at the opening ceremony of the IMU International Congress, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The medal belonging to one of the four joint winners, Caucher Birkar, was stolen shortly after the event. The ICM presented Birkar with a replacement medal a few days later.

**What is the age limit for the Fields Medal?**

The Fields Medal also has an age limit: a recipient must be under age 40 on 1 January of the year in which the medal is awarded. This is similar to restrictions applicable to the Clark Medal in economics. The under-40 rule is based on Fields’s desire that “while it was in recognition of work already done,…

**What is the difference between the Fields Medal and Nobel Prize?**

Unlike the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal is only awarded every four years. The Fields Medal also has an age limit: a recipient must be under age 40 on 1 January of the year in which the medal is awarded.