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William Paul "Bill" Thurston

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Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Death: Died in Rochester, Monroe, NY, USA
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Son of Paul A. Thurston and <private>
Husband of <private> Thurston (Barris)
Ex-husband of <private> Findley
Father of <private> Thurston; <private> Thurston and <private> Thurston
Brother of <private> Thurston; <private> Baker (Thurston) and <private> Thurston

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    • <private> Findley
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    • <private> Thurston
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    • <private> Thurston
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    • <private> Thurston
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    • <private> Thurston (Barris)
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    • <private> Thurston
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    • <private> Baker (Thurston)
      sibling
    • <private> Thurston
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About William Thurston

William Paul "Bill" Thurston (October 30, 1946 - August 21, 2012) was an American mathematician. He was a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. In 1982, he was awarded the Fields Medal for his contributions to the study of 3-manifolds.

Thurston was born in Washington, D.C. to a Margaret Thurston, a homemaker, and Paul Thurston, an aeronautical engineer.

Thurston died on August 21, 2012, at the age of 65, in Rochester, New York, after a battle for two years with melanoma.

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William Thurston's Timeline

1946
October 30, 1946
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
2012
August 21, 2012
Age 65
Rochester, Monroe, NY, USA
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