Ever wondered who is the most cited mathematician of all time? Are you curious about who is the most cited algebraist who graduated in 1995? We list them according to their graduation year. The first line displays the top 5 mathematicians, in terms of total number of citations. The next few rows show the top 3 mathematicians in each area. Invited speakers to the ICM are colored green. Those who earned major prizes are colored red. The numbers in parenthesis are the number of citations listed on MathSciNet. More info is available clicking on names and years.
The major prizes that are taken into account are the Fields medal, Abel prize, Breakthrough prize, Chern medal, Ostrowski prize, Gauss prize, Shaw prize, Ralph Schock prize, Wolf prize and Maryam Mirzakhani Prize.
The most cited mathematician of all time is Pierre Louis Lions.