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Question for: May 1, 2024

Maryam Mirzakhani, who died tragically in 2017 at the age of 40 from breast cancer, was famous in mathematics for her contributions to the study of Riemann surfaces. In 2014, she was awarded the International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, also known as the Fields Medal. In doing so, she became the first woman to win the award. She was also the first person to win the award who was born in what country?