# John Milnor

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**John Willard Milnor** (born February 20, 1931) is an American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, algebraic K-theory and low-dimensional holomorphic dynamical systems.

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## Quotes about John Milnor[edit]

- His mathematical prose is simple, spare, and exceedingly beautiful. His prose style is to mathematics what Hemingway's is to English or Simenon's to French.
- Donal O'Shea (30 October 2008).
*The Poincaré Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe*. Penguin Books Limited. p. 280. ISBN 978-0-14-190034-6.

- Donal O'Shea (30 October 2008).