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MATHEMATICIANS

  • Abbott, Edwin Abbott (1838–1926)
  • Abel, Niels Henrik (1802–1829)
  • Abu'l Wafa al-Buzjani (AD 940–998)
  • Agnesi, Maria Gaetana (17181799)
  • Ahrens, Wilhelm Ernst Martin Georg (1872–1927)
  • Aiken, Howard (1900–1973)
  • Alcuin (735–804)
  • Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' (1717–1783)
  • Alhazen (Abu Ali al Hassan ibn al Haitham) (c.965–c.1040)
  • Al-Khowarizmi (c.780–850)
  • Apollonius of Perge (c.262–c.190 BC)
  • Archimedes of Syracuse (c.287–212 BC)
  • Archytas of Tarentum (c.428–c.350 BC)
  • Aristotle of Stagira (384–322 BC)
  • Aryabhata the Elder (AD 476–c.550)
  • Atiyah, Michael Francis (1929–)

  • Babbage, Charles (1791–1871)
  • Bachet de Méziriac, Claude-Gaspar (1581–1638)
  • Ball, Walter Rouse (1850–1925)
  • Banach, Stefan (1892–1945)
  • Barbaro, Daniele (1513–1570)
  • Barlow, Peter (1776–1862)
  • Barrow, Isaac (1630–1677)
  • Bayes, Thomas (1702–1761)
  • Bell, Eric Temple (1883–1960)
  • Bernoulli family
  • Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm (1784–1846)
  • Birkhoff, George David (1884–1944)
  • Bólyai, János (1802–1860)
  • Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769–1821)
  • Boole (Stott), Alicia (1860–1940)
  • Boole, George (1815–1864)
  • Borel, Emile (1871–1956)
  • Bourbaki, Nicholas
  • Brahmagupta (c. AD 598–c.665)
  • Briggs, Henry (1561–1630)
  • Bronowski, Jacob (1908–1974)
  • Brouwer, Luitzen Egbertus Jan (1881–1966)
  • Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de (1707–1788)
  • Byron, (Augusta) Ada (1815–1852)

  • Cantor, Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp (1845–1918)
  • Cardano, Girolamo (1501–1570)
  • Carroll, Lewis (1832–1898)
  • Cauchy, Augustin Louis, Baron (1789–1857)
  • Cayley, Arthur (1821–1895)
  • Ceva, Giovanni (1647–1734)
  • Chaitin, Gregory (1947–)
  • Church, Alonzo (1903–1995)
  • Clairaut, Alexis Claude (1713–1765)
  • Clifford, William Kingdon (1845–1879)
  • Conway, John Horton (1937–)
  • Coxeter, Harold Scott MacDonald (1907–2003)

  • de Moivre, Abraham (1667–1754)
  • de Morgan, Augustus (1806–1871)
  • Dedekind, (Julius Wilhelm) Richard (1831–1916)
  • Dee, John (1527–1609)
  • Desargues, Girard (1591–1661)
  • Descartes, René (1596–1650)
  • Dewdney, Alexander Keewatin (1941–)
  • Diophantus of Alexandria (AD c.200–c.284)
  • Dirac, Paul Adrien Maurice (1902–1984)
  • Dirichlet, Peter Gustav Lejeune (1805–1859)
  • Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge (Lewis Carroll)
  • Dudeney, Henry Ernest (1857–1930)
  • Dunsany, Edward Plunkett (Lord) (1878–1957)
  • Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

  • Eratosthenes of Cyrene (c.276–c.195 BC)
  • Erdös, Paul (1913–1996)
  • Escher, M(aurits) C(ornelius) (1898–1972)
  • Euclid of Alexandria (c.330–270 BC)
  • Eudoxus of Cnidus (c.400–c.347 BC)
  • Euler, Leonhard (1707–1783)

  • Fadiman, Cliftom (1904–1999)
  • Fermat, Pierre de (1601–1665)
  • Fibonacci, Leonardo (c.1175–1250)
  • Fisher, Adrian
  • Fourier, (Jean Baptiste) Joseph, Baron (1768–1830)
  • Fredholm, Erik Ivar (1866–1927)
  • Frege, Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob (1848–1925)
  • Frénicle de Bessy, Bernard (1602–1675)
  • Friedmann, Alexander Alexandrovich (1888–1925)

  • Galileo (Galilei, Galileo) (1564–1642)
  • Galois, Évariste (1811–1832)
  • Galton, Francis (1822–1911)
  • Gamow, George (1904–1968)
  • Gardner, Martin (1914–2010)
  • Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777–1855)
  • Germain, Sophie (1776–1831)
  • G�del, Kurt (1906–1978)
  • Golomb, Solomon W. (1932–2016)
  • Graham, Ronald L. (1932–)
  • Green, George (1793–1841)
  • Guy, Richard Kenneth (1916–)

  • Hamilton, William Rowan (1805–1865)
  • Hardy, G(odfrey) H(arold) (1877–1947)
  • Hausdorff, Felix (1868–1942)
  • Hein, Piet (1905–1996)
  • Hermite, Charles (1822–1901)
  • Hero of Alexandria (1st century AD)
  • Hilbert, David (1862–1943)
  • Hinton, Charles Howard (1853–1907)
  • Hippias of Elis (fl. 5th century BC)
  • Hofstadter, Douglas R. (1945–)
  • Hogben, Lancelot Thomas (1895–1975)
  • Hôpital, Guillaume Fran�ois Antoine, Marquis de l' (1661–1704)
  • Hunter, J(ames) A(lston) H(ope)
  • Huygens, Christiaan (1629–1695)
  • Hypatia of Alexandria (c. AD 370–417)

  • Jacobi, Karl Gustav Jacob (1804–1851)
  • Jordan, (Marie-Ennemond) Camille (1838–1922)

  • Kasner, Edward (1876–1955)
  • Kepler, Johannes (1571–1630)
  • Kirkman, Thomas Penyngton (1806–1895)
  • Klein, Christian Felix (1849–1925)
  • Kolmogorov, Andrei Nikolaievich (1903–1987)
  • Kronecker, Leopold (1823–1891)

  • Lagrange, Joseph Louis de (1736–1813)
  • Lambert, Johann Heinrich (1728–1777)
  • Laplace, Pierre Simon de (1749–1827)
  • Lebesgue, Henri Léon (1875–1941)
  • Legendre, Adrien Marie (1752–1833)
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von (1646–1716)
  • Leurechon, Jean (c.1591–1670)
  • Lie, Marius Sophus (1842–1899)
  • Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich (1793–1856)
  • Loyd, Sam (1841–1911)
  • Lucas, (Francois) Edouard (Anatole) (1842–1891)

  • Maclaurin, Colin (1698–1746)
  • MacMahon, Percy Alexander (1854–1929)
  • Mandelbrot, Benoit B. (1924–2010)
  • Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de (1698–1759)
  • mathematical lifespan
  • Menaechmus (c.380–c.320 BC)
  • Mersenne, Marin (1588–1648)
  • Minkowski, Hermann (1864–1909)
  • Mittag-Leffler, (Magnus) G�sta (1846–1927)
  • Moivre, Abraham de (1667–1754)
  • Monge, Gaspard (1746–1818)
  • Montucla, Jean Etienne (1725–1799)
  • Mydorge, Claude (1585–1647)

  • Napier, John (1550–1617)
  • Nash, John Forbes Jr. (1928–2015)
  • Newton, Isaac (1642–1727)
  • Noether, Emmy (Amalie) (1882–1935)

  • Omar Khayyaam (1048–1122)
  • Oresme, Nicole
  • Oughtred, William (1575–1660)
  • Ozanam, Jacques (1640–1717)

  • Pacioli, Luca (1445–1517)
  • Pappus of Alexandria (lived c. AD 300)
  • Pascal, Blaise (1623–1662)
  • Peano, Guiseppe (1858–1932)
  • Pearson, Keith (1857–1936)
  • Penrose, Roger (1931–)
  • Perelman, Yakov Isidorovitch (1882–1942)
  • Perigal, Henry (1801–1898)
  • Plato (428–348 BC)
  • Poincare, (Jules) Henri (1854–1912)
  • Poinsot, Louis (1777–1859)
  • Poisson, Siméon Denis (1781–1840)
  • Poncelet, Jean Victor (1788–1867)
  • Pythagoras of Samos (c.569–c.500 BC)

  • Ramanujan, Srinivasa Aaiyangar (1887–1920)
  • Recorde, Robert (c.1510–1558)
  • Riemann, (Georg Friedrich) Bernhard (1826–1866)
  • Robinson, Abraham (1918–1974)
  • Rucker, Rudy (Rudolf von Bitter) (1946–)
  • Russell, Bertrand Arthur William (1872–1970)

  • Saccheri, Giovanni Girolamo (1667–1733)
  • Schläfli, Ludwig (1814–1895)
  • Schwarzschild, Karl (1873–1916)
  • Shannon, Claude Elwood (1916–2001)
  • Sierpinski, Waclaw Franciszek (1882–1969)
  • Smullyan, Raymond (1919–)
  • Stanhope, Earl of
  • Steiner, Jakob (1796–1863)
  • Steinhaus, Hugo Dyonizy (1887–1972)
  • Stevinus, Simon (1548–1620)
  • Stokes, George Gabriel (1819–1903)
  • Sylvester, James Joseph (1814–1897)

  • Tait, Peter Guthrie (1831–1901)
  • Tarry, Gaston (1843–1913)
  • Tarski, Alfred (1902–1983)
  • Tartaglia, Niccol� Fontana (1499–1557)
  • Thales of Miletus (c.624–545 BC)
  • Thomson, D'Arcy Wentworth (1860–1948)
  • Turing, Alan Mathison (1912–1954)

  • Ulam, Stanislaw Marcin (1909–1984)

  • Veblen, Oswald (1880–1960)
  • Von Neumann, John (1903–1957)

  • Wallis, John (1616–1703)
  • Weierstrass, Karl Wilhelm Theodor (1815–1897)
  • Wessel, Caspar (1745–1818)
  • Weyl, Hermann Klaus Hugo (1885–1955)
  • Whitehead, Alfred North (1861–1947)
  • Wiener, Norbert (1894–1964)
  • Wiles, Andrew (1953–)

  • Zöllner, Johann Karl Friedrich (1834–1882)