# Enrico Bombieri

Italian mathematician (1940-)

**Enrico Bombieri** (born 26 November 1940) is an Italian mathematician, known for his work in analytic number theory and algebraic geometry. He won a Fields Medal in 1974.

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## Quotes

edit- When things get too complicated, it sometimes makes sense to stop and wonder: Have I asked the right question?
- Enrico Bombieri, cited in: Leonard F. Koziol (2014),
*The Myth of Executive Functioning.*p. 1

- Enrico Bombieri, cited in: Leonard F. Koziol (2014),

## Quotes about Enrico Bombieri

edit- Bombieri is one of the guardians of the Riemann Hypothesis and is based at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, once home to Einstein and Gödel. He is very softly spoken, but mathematicians always listen carefully to anything he has to say.
- Marcus du Sautoy (31 May 2012).
*The Music of the Primes: Why an unsolved problem in mathematics matters*. HarperCollins Publishers. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-00-737587-5.

- Marcus du Sautoy (31 May 2012).