Awards & Winners

John G. Thompson

Date of Birth 13-October-1932
Place of Birth Ottawa
(Franklin County, Kansas, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as John Thompson
Profession Mathematician
John Griggs Thompson is a mathematician at the University of Florida noted for his work in the field of finite groups. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1970, the Wolf Prize in 1992 and the 2008 Abel Prize.

Awards by John G. Thompson

Check all the awards nominated and won by John G. Thompson.


Abel Prize
(For their profound achievements in algebra and in particular for shaping modern group theory.)


National Medal of Science for Mathematics and Computer Science
(For his profound and lasting contributions to the mathematical sciences, providing fundamental advances for the study of finite simple groups, the inverse Galois problem and connections between group theory and number theory.)


Wolf Prize in Mathematics
(For his profound contributions to all aspects of finite group theory and connections with other branches of mathematics.)


Fields Medal
(For his work in the field of finite groups.)