Mathematician Alexander Grothendieck dies aged 86

(AGI) Paris, Nov 14 - Mathematician and all-round 20th centurygenius Alexander Grothendieck died aged 86 on Friday. He passedaway in a hospital not far from the French town of Lasserre, inthe Pyrenees, where he began a life of seclusion during the1990s. He was the son of Sascha Shapiro, a Jewish-Russiananarchist and photographer. . .

(AGI) Paris, Nov 14 - Mathematician and all-round 20th centurygenius Alexander Grothendieck died aged 86 on Friday. He passedaway in a hospital not far from the French town of Lasserre, inthe Pyrenees, where he began a life of seclusion during the1990s. He was the son of Sascha Shapiro, a Jewish-Russiananarchist and photographer. . .