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Which mathematicians died very young or in a tragic way?
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Maryam Mirzakhani, the first Iranian and first woman to win the Fields medal, died of breast cancer in July 2017. She was only 40 years of age.

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Which mathematicians died very young or in a tragic way?
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Vladimir Voevodsky died on September 30, 2017 at the age of 51. He won the Fields medal in 2002 (due to the proof of the Milnor conjecture)

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Which mathematicians died very young or in a tragic way?
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Mukremin Nesheli. He was a young Turkish mathematician. He had such strong mathematical abilities that the Canadian mathematician Langlands immediately recognized him and Langlands wanted to invite ...

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