An Iranian woman Maryam Mirzakhani mathematician and a first woman who win the coveted fields medal has died in US hospital after a battle with cancer 40. Maryam Mirzakhani, friend Ferouz Naderi announced her death on Saturday on instagram. Later on her relatives confirmed it. Naderi who is a former director of solar system explore at NSA wrote that” She was turned off today. it break my heart. She gone far too soon.” A genius, A mother, a daughter and a wife”. Maryam was fighting with cancer which spread in her bone marrow. Maryam a professor at Stanford University in California,won the fields medal equavalent to the noble prize for mathematics. She was awarded by the International congress of mathematician. Mirzakhani was born in 1977 in Tehran. She wants to become a writer but during the studies she was enjoyed pure mathematics problems elegance and longevity of the questions. In Iran a president Hassan Rouhani had Said that Mirzakhani has caused a great sorrow. He added, she was brilliant, modest and a creative human being.