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Maryam Mirzakhani

lived from 1977 to 2017


Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician who worked in America and was the first woman to be awarded a Fields Medal. She worked in the geometry of Riemann surfaces.


Find out more at:
http://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Mirzakhani.html