## Werner Ballmann

Born 1951. Studies of mathematics with Diplom 1976 and Promotion 1979 at the University of Bonn. Habilitation, University of Bonn 1984. Scientific Assistant, University of Bonn 1979-1985. Research Scholarship (DFG), University of Pennsylvania 1980-1981. Associate Professor, University of Maryland 1984-1986. Associate Professor, University of Bonn 1986-1987. Full Professor, University of Zürich 1987-1989. Full Professor, University of Bonn 1989-2016. Director, MPI for Mathematics 2007-2019. Scientific Member, MPI for Mathematics since 2007.

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## Gerd Faltings

Born 1954. Studies of mathematics and physics, University of Münster. Diploma and Ph.D., University of Münster 1978. Visitor, Harvard University 1978-1979. Assistant, University of Münster 1979-1982. Habilitation, University of Münster 1981. Professor, University of Wuppertal 1982-1984. Professor, Princeton University 1985-1994. Scientific Member, MPI for Mathematics since 1994. Director, MPI for Mathematics 1995-2022. Fields Medal 1986. Guggenheim Fellowship 1988. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 1996. Karl Georg Christian von Staudt Prize 2008. Heinz Gumin Prize 2010. King Faisal International Prize for Science 2014. Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2015.

## Günter Harder

Born 1938. Studies of mathematics and physics, University of Hamburg and University of Göttingen 1958-1964. Staatsexamen (final examination) and Ph.D., University of Hamburg 1964. Habilitation, University of Hamburg 1966. Member of the Scientific Council, University of Heidelberg 1967-1969. Professor, University of Bonn 1969-1974. Professor, GHS Wuppertal 1974-1980. Professor, University of Bonn 1980-2003. Scientific Member, MPI for Mathematics since 1991. Director, MPI for Mathematics 1995-2006. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis 1987. Karl Georg Christian von Staudt-Preis 2004.

## Friedrich Hirzebruch †

October 17, 1927 - May 27, 2012. Studies of mathematics, physics and mathematical logic, University of Münster and ETH Zürich. Ph.D., University of Münster 1950. Scientific Assistant, University of Erlangen 1950-1952. Member, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) 1952-1954. Scholarship holder, University of Münster 1954-1955. Habilitation, University of Münster 1955. Assistant Professor, Princeton University 1955-1956. Full Professor of Mathematics, University of Bonn 1956-1993. Founding director, MPI for Mathematics 1980-1995. Honorary doctorates of 15 German and foreign Universities and Academies. Wolf Prize 1988. Lobachevskij Prize of the Academy of Sciences USSR 1990. Stefan Banach Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences 1999. Alfried Krupp Science Prize 2000. Georg Cantor Medal of the German Mathematical Society 2004.

## Don Zagier

Born 1951. Studies of mathematics and physics, M.I.T. 1966-1968. D.Phil., Oxford University 1971. Habilitation, University of Bonn 1975. Member of academic staff, SFB Theoretische Mathematik, University of Bonn 1971-1984. Professor, University of Bonn since 1976. Chair Professor of Number Theory, University of Maryland 1979-1990. Professor, Kyushu University (Fukuoka, Japan) 1990-1991 and 1992-1993. Professor, University of Utrecht 1990-2001. Scientific Member, MPI for Mathematics since 1984. Director, MPI for Mathematics 1995-2019. Professor, Collège de France (Paris) 2000-2014. Distinguished Staff Associate, ICTP, Trieste since 2014. Carus Prize 1984. Frank Nelson Cole Prize 1987. Karl Georg Christian von Staudt Prize 2001. Member of the National Academy of Sciences 2017. Honorary member of the London Mathematical Society since 2019.

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## Yuri Manin †

Born 1937. M.Sc., University of Moscow 1958. Ph.D. (Candidate of physical and mathematical sciences), Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1960. Habilitation, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, 1963. Principal Researcher, Steklov Mathematical Institute, 1960-1993; since 1993 Principal Researcher in absentia. Professor (Algebra Chair), University of Moscow 1965-1992. Professor, M.I.T. 1992-1993. Scientific Member, MPI for Mathematics since 1993. Director, MPI for Mathematics 1995-2005, now Professor Emeritus. Board of Trustees Professor, Northwestern University (Evanston, USA) 2002-2011, now Professor Emeritus. Lenin Prize 1967. Brouwer Medal 1987. Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize 1994. Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics 1999. King Faisal International Prize in Mathematics 2002. Georg Cantor Medal 2002. Order pour le Mérite for Science and Art, Germany, 2007. Great Cross of Merit with Star, Germany, 2008. János Bolyai International Mathematical Prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2010. Member of nine Academies of Sciences. Honorary degrees at Sorbonne, Oslo, Warwick. Honorary Member of the London Math. Society.

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