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John Griggs Thompson

John Griggs Thompson (1932 - 0001)

* 13 October 1932, † 0001

John Griggs Thompson was born on 13 October 1932 in Ottawa, Kansas, USA. John Thompson is an American mathematician best known for his proof (with Walter Feit) of one of the most important theorems on finite simple groups.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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