Michel Raynaud

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Not to be confused with his wife Michèle Raynaud, who is also a French mathematician working in algebraic geometry.

Michel Raynaud
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Born (1938-06-16) 16 June 1938 (age 76)
Riom, France
Nationality French
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Paris-Sud 11 University
Alma mater Paris-Sud 11 University
Doctoral advisor Alexander Grothendieck
Doctoral students Lucile Begueri
Renee Elkik
Arnaud Soucaris
Known for Proving the Abhyankar's conjecture, Manin-Mumford conjecture
Notable awards Cole Prize (1995)
Prize Ampère (1987)

Michel Raynaud (French: [ʁɛno]; born 16 June 1938) is a French mathematician working in algebraic geometry. Since 1967 he has been a professor at Paris-Sud 11 University.

In 1983 he published a proof of the Manin-Mumford conjecture.[1]

In 1987 he received the Prize Ampère from the Académie des Sciences. In 1995 he received the Cole Prize, together with David Harbater, for his solution of the Abhyankar conjecture.

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  1. ^ Raynaud, Michel (1983). "Sous-variétés d'une variété abélienne et points de torsion". In Artin, Michael; Tate, John. Arithmetic and geometry. Papers dedicated to I. R. Shafarevich on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. Vol. I: Arithmetic. Progress in Mathematics (in French) 35. Birkhauser-Boston. pp. 327–352. Zbl 0581.14031. 

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