John Griggs Thompson

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Ph.D. The University of Chicago 1959 UnitedStates
Dissertation: A Proof that a Finite Group with a Fixed-Point-Free Automorphism of Prime Order is Nilpotent

Advisor: Saunders Mac Lane

Students:
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NameSchoolYearDescendants
David BensonUniversity of Cambridge198112
Aron BereczkyUniversity of Florida1998
Aviad BroshiThe University of Chicago1969
Sister Miriam CooneyThe University of Chicago1969
Larry DornhoffThe University of Chicago19661
David ErbachUniversity of Cambridge1976
Pamela FergusonThe University of Chicago19691
Richard FooteUniversity of Cambridge19763
David GoldschmidtThe University of Chicago196913
Robert Griess, Jr.The University of Chicago19716
Chat-Yin HoThe University of Chicago19725
David JacksonUniversity of Cambridge1982
Gordon JamesUniversity of Cambridge197210
Richard LyonsThe University of Chicago197010
Anne MacWilliamsThe University of Chicago1969
David McNeillyUniversity of Cambridge1996
Nicholas PattersonUniversity of Cambridge1973
Urmie RayUniversity of Cambridge1990
Milbern RustThe University of Chicago1966
Robert SandlingThe University of Chicago19696
Tanush ShaskaUniversity of Florida20012
David ShawUniversity of Cambridge
Charles SimsHarvard University19639
Edward SpitznagelThe University of Chicago19651
Albert WhitcombThe University of Chicago1968

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