Mathematician:John Torrence Tate
American mathematician known for his contributions to algebraic number theory, algebraic geometry and arithmetic geometry.
One of the few members of the Bourbaki group who was not actually French.
- Born: 13 March 1925 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
- 1956: Cole Prize
- 1995: Steele Prize
- 2002/2003: Wolf Prize
- 2010: Abel Prize
- Died: 16 October 2019 in Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S
Theorems and Definitions
- Barsotti-Tate Group (with Iacopo Barsotti)
- Hodge-Tate Module (with William Vallance Douglas Hodge)
- Mumford-Tate group (with David Bryant Mumford) (also known as a Hodge Group for William Vallance Douglas Hodge)
- Shafarevich-Tate Group (with Igor Rostislavovich Shafarevich) (also known as a Tate-Shafarevich Group)
- Tate-Hodge Structure (with William Vallance Douglas Hodge)
- 1992: Rational Points on Elliptic Curves (with Joseph Hillel Silverman)
- 1997: Finite Flat Group Schemes (Modular Forms and Fermat's Last Theorem pp. 121 – 154) (edited by Gary Cornell, Joseph H. Silverman and Glenn Stevens)
Also known as
Usually identified as John Torrence Tate, Jr. in order to distinguish him from his father, who was a renowned physicist.