Yutaka Taniyama was a Japanese mathematician who lived in the early twentieth century and is most known for his conjecture, the Taniyama–Shimura conjecture. As an assistant at the University of Tokyo in 1958, Taniyama was later appointed to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Taniyama has worked in academia since 1958. Taniyama agreed to take part in the meeting. Tadashi Taniyama committed suicide on November 17, 1958, at thirty-three. It emphasized how far he had come in his teaching duties and expressed his sorrow for the inconvenience he was causing his colleagues at the time.
Maryam Mirzakhani, the first Iranian and the first woman to receive the Fields medal, died in July 2017 after a fight with breast cancer.