Peter Scholze receives the "Große Verdienstkreuz“

Bonn, 02.10.2019. Peter Scholze today received the "Bundesverdienstkreuz" - more precisely: the "Große Verdienstkreuz“ (Great Cross of Merit) - from Germany's Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The Federal President's Office declared: "Peter Scholze is regarded as a luminary in the field of Arithmetic Geometry. He sheds new light on key questions that generations have tried to solve and for problems that were previously considered as insoluble. Peter Scholze is a role model for future generations of his subject."