Benoit Mandelbrot


Born: 11/20/1924 in Warsaw, Poland
Died: 10/14/2010
Age: 85
Cause of death: pancreatic cancer

Full name: Benoit B. Mandelbrot
Noted For: mathematician; pioneer in the study of fractals (shapes that have a "fractional dimension", or a finite area enclosed within an infinitely long border). Defined the Mandelbrot set.

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