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Alain Connes being a leading French mathematician today one could ask whether he is a member of the Bourbaki group. Is there a published reference that would either refute or confirm this?

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    $\begingroup$ This is not good question in MO, try to ask this question in other stack $\endgroup$ – user21574 Mar 13 '16 at 8:40
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    $\begingroup$ This is stated in Wikipedia, but that could hardly count as a reference :) $\endgroup$ – Alex Degtyarev Mar 13 '16 at 8:41
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks, but I don't think that it's worth it (posting this as an answer) :) $\endgroup$ – Alex Degtyarev Mar 13 '16 at 8:57
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    $\begingroup$ I vote to reopen as I cannot see why it would be off-topic, and nobody gave a reason why it would be off-topic. It simply asks about a reference for a historical fact and history of math is on-topic; and past Bourbaki membership is also not kept private AFAIK, so in contrast to some other recent question there is not even this problem, and in any case it asks for a reference. $\endgroup$ – user9072 Mar 13 '16 at 19:26
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    $\begingroup$ In France, it is not known Connes was or not a Bourbaki's member. No intrest for anybody ! $\endgroup$ – Al-Amrani Mar 15 '16 at 19:53
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Connes was a member, according to M. Mashaal "Bourbaki: A secret society of mathematicians", AMS 2006 (translated from the French by A. Pierrehumbert). It says so on page 18; see the link. But, as was also mentioned there, there is a rule that members retire at age 50, so by that rule he is no longer a member.

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