Fourth Short Biography
(28 March 1928 – 13 November 2014)
His gift for deep abstraction excavated new ground in the field known as algebraic geometry and supplied a theoretical foundation for the solving of some of the most vexing conundrums of modern mathematics, recently died on Thursday (November 13th, 2014) in Ariège, in the French Pyrenees. He, the Math Enigma, was 86.
Who is he?