Awards & Winners

Paul Cohen

Date of Birth 02-April-1934
Place of Birth Long Branch
(Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Paul J. Cohen
Profession Mathematician
Paul Joseph Cohen was an American mathematician best known for his proof of the independence of the continuum hypothesis and the axiom of choice from Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, the most widely accepted axiomatization of set theory.

Awards by Paul Cohen

Check all the awards nominated and won by Paul Cohen.


National Medal of Science for Mathematics and Computer Science
(For epoch-making results in mathematical logic which have enlivened and broadened investigations in the foundation of mathematics.)


Fields Medal
(For his result on the continuum hypothesis.)