List of countries by number of Fields Medalists
This article includes a list of countries by number of Fields Medal winners. That is, a list of countries ranked by their Fields Medalists.
The figures only include Fields Medals awarded up to and including 3 August 2018 by their country of birth and citizenship at the time of the announcement of the award.
|Rank||Country||Fields medals (#)||Fields medalists (2018)|
|1||United States||13||Curtis T. McMullen, John G. Thompson, David Mumford, Charles Fefferman, Daniel Quillen, William Thurston, Michael Freedman, Edward Witten, Jesse Douglas, Paul Cohen, Stephen Smale, John Milnor, Manjul Bhargava|
|2||France||12||Laurent Lafforgue, Cédric Villani, Alain Connes, Pierre-Louis Lions, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, Laurent Schwartz, Jean-Pierre Serre, René Thom, Ngo Bao Chau, Artur Avila, Wendelin Werner, Alexander Grothendieck|
|3||Russia||8||Maxim Kontsevich, Vladimir Voevodsky, Andrei Okounkov, Grigori Perelman (refused), Stanislav Smirnov, Sergei Novikov, Grigory Margulis, Efim Zelmanov|
|4||United Kingdom||5||Richard Borcherds, Timothy Gowers, Alan Baker, Simon Donaldson, Michael Francis Atiyah|
|5||Japan||3||Heisuke Hironaka, Shigefumi Mori, Kunihiko Kodaira|
|6||Germany||2||Gerd Faltings, Peter Scholze|
|6||Italy||2||Enrico Bombieri, Alessio Figalli|
|6||Belgium||2||Pierre Deligne, Jean Bourgain|
|6||Australia||2||Terence Tao, Akshay Venkatesh[n 1]|
|6||Iran||2||Maryam Mirzakhani, Caucher Birkar[n 2]|
|11||Switzerland||1||Martin Hairer[n 3]|
|11||Austria||1||Martin Hairer[n 3]|
|11||New Zealand||1||Vaughan Jones|
|11||Vietnam||1||Ngô Bảo Châu|
- Akshay Venkatesh was born in India but is an Australian citizen
- Caucher Birkar was born in a Kurdish village in Iran and attended the University of Tehran but sought political asylum and now has British citizenship.
- Martin Hairer was born in Switzerland, but has Austrian citizenship.
- Mirzakhani, Maryam. "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 November 2005. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
- Valette, Alain. "The Fields Medalists 2014" (PDF). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Institut de mathématiques, Université de Neuchâtel. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
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