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Maryam Mirzakhani

was born 45 years ago

12 May 1977

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: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Mirzakhani/