Paul Joseph Cohen
|Birthplace:||Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States|
|Death:||Died in Stanford, Santa Clara County, California, United States|
Son of Abraham Cohen and Minnie Cohen
|Managed by:||Martin Severin Eriksen|
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About Paul Joseph Cohen
Paul Joseph Cohen was an American mathematician. He is best known for his proofs that the continuum hypothesis and the axiom of choice are independent from Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, for which he was awarded a Fields Medal.