* February 24, 1946, Moscow, Soviet Union (today Russia)
Fields Medal - 1978
For providing innovative analysis of the structure of Lie groups. His work has had an impact on combinatorics, differential geometry, ergodic theory, dynamical systems, and Lie groups.
Abel Prize - 2020
Together with Hillel Furstenberg for pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics.