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country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Princeton University, The Bronx High School of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
award received: Cole Prize in Number Theory, Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry, National Medal of Science, Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research
Barry Charles Mazur (; born December 19, 1937) is an American mathematician and the Gerhard Gade University Professor at Harvard University. His contributions to mathematics include his contributions to Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem in number theory, Mazur's torsion theorem in arithmetic geometry, the Mazur swindle in geometric topology, and the Mazur manifold in differential topology.
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