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Maryam Mirzakhani passed away today... Gone far too soon like Ramanujan. She was the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal prize.

I would like to remember her last post on facebook: ''The more I spent time on maths, the more excited I got.''

Jul 15, 2017.

Note by Kazem Sepehrinia
1 month ago

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I saw your profile picture and immediately connected it to the news of her passing. Thanks for sharing this; I hope everyone sees it. She has my condolences. Zach Abueg · 1 month ago

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It is very saddening to hear about the demise of a mathematician at such a young age. However, she would be immortalised through her contributions to mathematics. May her soul rest in peace. Swagat Panda · 1 month ago

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I still can't believe it :( Morteza Mashini · 1 month ago

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R.I.P Maryam Mirzakhani :( Munem Sahariar · 1 month ago

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RIP Maryam Mirzakhani :-[ Ayon Ghosh · 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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She was one of the greatest female mathematicians till date.I was quite sad when i got the news yesterday.May your soul Rest in peace Maryam Mirzakhani. Spandan Senapati · 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Disheartening news!

What was the cause of her death? Terry Chadwick · 1 month ago

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@Terry Chadwick She got cancer! Yes she was a role model for Iranian students and if I'm not exaggerating for students all over the world. Kazem Sepehrinia · 1 month ago

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@Kazem Sepehrinia She is a role model for mathematics enthusiasts all over the world. A wonderful woman indeed. It's very rare to find female mathematicmathematician and she was one of the rare gems. She achieved so much at a little age that too while being an Iranian.

Rest in GLORY Mariyam Mirzakhani! Terry Chadwick · 1 month ago

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RIP 🖤🙏🏻 Sheyda Tamuzi · 1 month ago

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shocking news.greatest ever female mathematician left us alone. Mohammad Khaza · 3 weeks ago

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That is just so sad...R.I.P Maryam Mirzakhani :'( William Huang · 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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