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Mark Grigoryevich Krein

Date of Birth 03-April-1907
Place of Birth Kiev
(Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, Russian Empire, Ukrainian SSR, Rus')
Nationality Soviet Union
Also know as Mark Grigor'evich Krein
Profession Mathematician
Mark Grigorievich Krein was a Soviet Jewish mathematician, one of the major figures of the Soviet school of functional analysis. He is known for works in operator theory, the problem of moments, classical analysis and representation theory. He was born in Kiev, leaving home at age 17 to go to Odessa. He had a difficult academic career, not completing his first degree and constantly being troubled by anti-Semitic discrimination. His supervisor was Nikolai Chebotaryov. He was awarded the Wolf Prize in Mathematics in 1982, but was not allowed to attend the ceremony. David Milman, Mark Naimark, Izrail Glazman, Moshe Livshits and other known mathematicians were his students. He died in Odessa. 14 January 2008, the memorial plaque of Mark Krein was unveiled on the main administration building of I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University

Awards by Mark Grigoryevich Krein

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Wolf Prize in Mathematics
(for his fundamental contributions to functional analysis and its applications.)