Abel Prize
The Abel Prize is an annual prize awarded in memory of Niels Henrik Abel by the Niels Henrik Abel Memorial Fund of Norway to recognize a person’s “outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematics.” A winner of the prize is called an Abel Laureate. A board of five mathematicians is chosen by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters to nominate mathematicians for the prize and make a recommendation to the Academy, which then selects the winner. Besides the prestige, the prize includes a monetary award of 750000 euros.
Abel Laureates

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JeanPierre Serre “for playing a key role in shaping the modern form of many parts of mathematics, including topology, algebraic geometry^{} and number theory^{}.”

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Jacques Tits and John Griggs Thompson for contributions to the theory of groups.

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Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov “for his revolutionary contributions to geometry.”
0.1 External links
http://www.abelprisen.no/en/Official website (English version)
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Defines  Abel Laureate 