John von Neumann
#71 Overall Influence

John von Neumann

Hungarian-American mathematician and polymath

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Why is this person notable and influential?

John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, computer scientist, engineer and polymath. Von Neumann was generally regarded as the foremost mathematician of his time and said to be “the last representative of the great mathematicians”; who integrated both pure and applied sciences.
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Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?
Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

University in Germany

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Eötvös Loránd University
Eötvös Loránd University

Public research university in Budapest, Hungary

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University of Göttingen
University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
  • Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#5 World Rank
Computer Science
#10 World Rank
Mathematics
#16 World Rank
Engineering
#20 World Rank
Physics
#23 World Rank
Economics
#105 World Rank
Chemistry