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Ernst L. Lindelöf (1870 - 1946)

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Rolf H. Nevanlinna (1895 - 1980)

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Alexander Grothendieck (1928 - 2014)

Complete Biography Alexander Grothendieck, who has died aged 86, was considered the greatest pure mathematician of the second half of the 20th century, his name uttered with the same reverence am...

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Shiing-Shen Chern (1911 - 2004)

Ch'en Hsing-shen, known as S. S. Chern, prominent mathematician, specialized in differential geometry and topology. He worked at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton (1943-46) and directed the ...

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Arthur Erdélyi (1908 - 1977)

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Lóránd Eötvös (1848 - 1919)

nemesi előneve: vásárosnaményi, báró, magyar fizikus, akinek egyik legismertebb alkotása a nevét viselő torziós-inga. Egyetemi ta...

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Georges Henri Joseph Edouard Lemaître MP (1894 - 1966)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Monseigneur Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître, (17 July 1894 – 20 June 1966) was a Belgian Roman Catholic priest, astronomer and professor of ...

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Samuel Giuseppe Vito Volterra MP (1860 - 1940)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Vito Volterra (3 May 1860 – 11 October 1940) was an Italian mathematician and physicist, known for his contributions to mathematical biology and integral e...

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Sir Ronald A. Fisher MP (1890 - 1962)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher (17 February 1890 – 29 July 1962) was an English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. Fisher is known ...

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Elias M. Stein MP

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Elias Menachem Stein (born January 13, 1931) is a mathematician and a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis. He is a professor emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University. Stein was bo...

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Frank Vigor Morley (1899 - 1980)

Frank Vigor Morley (1899-1980), Mathematician, essayist, editor and publisher; co-founder of Faber and Faber Mathematician, writer and editor. Morley grew up in Pennsylvania, USA and attended Haverfo...

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Frank Morley (1860 - 1937)

Frank Morley (September 9, 1860 – October 17, 1937) was a leading mathematician, known mostly for his teaching and research in the fields of algebra and geometry. Among his mathematical accomp...

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H. C. Wang (1918 - 1978)

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Oscar Zariski MP (1899 - 1986)

Oscar Zariski (born Oscher Zaritsky (Russian: О́шер Зари́цкий) April 24, 1899 – July 4, 1986...

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周煒良 Wei-Liang Chow (1911 - 1995)

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Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović (1868 - 1943)

Mihailo Petrović Alas (Serbian Cyrillic: Михаило Петровић Ала&...

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Radivoj Kašanin (1892 - 1989)

Prof. dr. Radivoj Kašanin (Pelmonoštor, Beli Manastir, Hrvatska, 21. svibnja 1892. po starom kalendaru, 3. lipnja 1892. po novom kalendaru - Beograd, 30. listopada 1989.), matemati...

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H. C. Marston Morse MP (1892 - 1977)

Harold Calvin Marston Morse (24 March 1892 – 22 June 1977) was an American mathematician best known for his work on the calculus of variations in the large, a subject where he introduced t...

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William Fogg Osgood MP (1864 - 1943)

William Osgood's mother was Mary Rogers Gannett and his father was William Osgood who was a medical doctor. He studied at the Boston Latin School where Benjamin Osgood Peirce taught mathematics for t...

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Valentin Alberti MP (1635 - 1697)

Valentin Alberti (1635–1697) was a Lutheran, orthodox philosopher and theologian from Silesia and was the son of a preacher. He is known for defending Lutheran orthodoxy against the natura...

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Stanisław Zaremba (1863 - 1942)

) Stanisław Zaremba (October 3, 1863 – November 23, 1942) was a Polish mathematician. His research in partial differential equations, applied mathematics and classical analysis, particu...

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Stanisław Krystyn Zaremba (1903 - 1990)

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Christian L. Gerling MP (1788 - 1864)

Christian Ludwig Gerling (10 July 1788 – 15 January 1864) studied under Carl Friedrich Gauss, obtaining his doctorate in 1812 for a thesis entitled: Methodi proiectionis orthographicae usum ad...

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Peter Becker (1672 - 1753)

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Hermann Becker (1632 - 1681)

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Otto Mencke MP (1644 - 1707)

Otto Mencke (1644–1707) was a 17th-century German philosopher and scientist. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Leipzig in 1666 with a thesis entitled: Ex Theologia naturali ȁ...

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Detlef Cauer MP (1889 - 1918)

Eduard Ludwig Detlef Cauer (* 14. Juli 1889 in Kiel; † 26. April 1918 in Kemmel) war ein deutscher Mathematiker. Detlef Cauer, der Sohn des Altphilologen Paul Cauer, wurde in Kiel geboren. Sei...

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Harald A. Bohr MP (1887 - 1951)

Har studeret på universitetet i København, og her fik han sin doktorgrad i 1910. Hans afhandling var på Dirichlet serien. Fra 1915 til 1930 var han professor i matematik ved K&...

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Paul Isaac Bernays MP (1888 - 1977)

Paul Bernays's family were Swiss but, after a short time in London, his family moved to Paris. From Paris the family moved to Berlin where Paul attended the Köllnisches Gymnasium from 1895 to ...

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Ernst H. Tölken MP (1786 - 1869)

Ernst Heinrich Toelken (1 November 1786, Bremen – 16 March 1869) was a German archaeologist. He was born to the Bremen businessman Heinrich Toelken. His father and mother taught him themselv...

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Josip Plemelj MP (1873 - 1967)

Plemelj was born in the village of Bled near Bled Castle in Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia); he died in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia). His father, Urban, a carpenter and crofter, died when Josi...

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Roland G. D. Richardson MP (1878 - 1949)

Roland George Dwight Richardson (1878-1949), professor of mathematics and dean of the Graduate School, was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on May 14, 1878. He graduated from Acadia College in 1898 an...

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Hellmuth Kneser MP (1898 - 1973)

Hellmuth Kneser (April 16, 1898 – August 23, 1973) was a Baltic German mathematician, who made notable contributions to group theory and topology. His most famous result may be his theorem on ...

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Adolf Kneser MP (1862 - 1930)

Adolf Kneser (March 19, 1862 – January 24, 1930) was a German mathematician. He was born in Grüssow, Mecklenburg, Germany and died in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland). He i...

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Haskell B. Curry MP (1900 - 1982)

Haskell Brooks Curry (September 12, 1900 – September 1, 1982) was an American mathematician and logician. Curry is best known for his work in combinatory logic; while the initial concept of co...

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Ernest F. Nichols MP (1869 - 1924)

Ernest Fox Nichols (June 1, 1869 – April 29, 1924) was an American educator and physicist. He was born in Leavenworth County, Kansas, and received his undergraduate degree from Kansas State Un...

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Hermann L. F. von Helmholtz MP (1821 - 1894)

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821 – September 8, 1894) was a German physician and physicist who made significant contributions to several widely varied areas of modern sc...

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Walter Fenno Dearborn MP (1878 - 1955)

Walter Fenno Dearborn (1878–1955) was a pioneering American educator and experimental psychologist who helped to establish the field of reading education. Dearborn, who approached the study of...

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Leonard Carmichael MP (1898 - 1973)

Carmichael, the son of a physician and a teacher, was born in 1898, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He received his BS degree from Tufts University in 1921, and his PhD from Harvard University in 1924. ...

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Otto L. Hölder MP (1859 - 1937)

Hölder first studied at the Polytechnikum (which today is the University of Stuttgart) and then in 1877 went to Berlin where he was a student of Leopold Kronecker, Karl Weierstraß, and ...

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Edward I. George (deceased)

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Turán Pál MP (1910 - 1976)

Turán was born into a Jewish family in Budapest on 18 August 1910.[ He received a teaching degree at the University of Budapest in 1933 and the Ph.D. degree under Lipót Fejér i...

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Hans Freudenthal MP (1905 - 1990)

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Carl Gustav Axel Harnack MP (1851 - 1888)

Korporatsiooni "Livonia" liige. Wikipedia

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Edmund Georg Hermann Landau MP (1877 - 1938)

Edmund Landau was born in Berlin. His father was Leopold Landau, a gynecologist and his mother was Johanna Jacoby. Landau studied mathematics at the University of Berlin and received his doctorate in...

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Carl Harald Cramér MP (1893 - 1985)

Harald Cramér was born in Stockholm, Sweden on 25 September 1893. Cramér remained close to Stockholm for most of his life. He entered the University of Stockholm as an undergraduate in ...

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Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano MP (1838 - 1917)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challen...

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Georg C. Lichtenberg MP (1742 - 1799)

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1 July 1742 – 24 February 1799) was a German scientist, satirist, and Anglophile. As a scientist, he was the first to hold a professorship explicitly dedicated to ...

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Johann Friedrich Pfaff MP (1765 - 1825)

Johann Friedrich Pfaff (sometimes spelled Friederich; 22 December 1765 – 21 April 1825) was a German mathematician. He was described as one of Germany's most eminent mathematicians durin...

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Lazar Aronovich Lusternik MP (1899 - 1981)

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Robert A. Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 MP (1868 - 1953)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert A. Millikan (22 March 1868 – 19 December 1953) was an American experimental physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the char...

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Jovan Karamata MP (1902 - 1967)

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Kurt Jakob Wilhelm Sebastian Hensel MP (1861 - 1941)

Dissertation: Arithmetische Untersuchungen über Diskriminaten und ihre außerwesentlichen Teiler

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Richard D. Brauer MP (1901 - 1977)

RICHARD DAGOBERT BRAUER, Emeritus Professor at Harvard University and one of the foremost algebraists of this century, died on April 17, 1977, in Boston, Massachusetts. He had been an Honorary Member o...

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Nicolaus lll Bernoulli MP (1687 - 1759)

Dissertation: Dissertatio Inauguralis Mathematico-Juridica de Usu Artis Conjectandi in Jure

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Bernhard Siegfried Albinus MP (1697 - 1770)

Dissertation: De anatome comparata

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Richard Edler von Mises MP (1883 - 1953)

wikipedia - Richard edler von Mises was a scientist and mathematician who worked on solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, aeronautics, statistics and probability theory. He held the positio...

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Carl D. T. Runge MP (1856 - 1927)

Carl David Tolmé Runge (German pronunciation: [ˈʁʊŋə]; 30 August 1856 – 3 January 1927) was a German mathematician, physicist, and spectroscopist...

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Bernhard H. Neumann MP (1909 - 2002)

Bernhard Hermann Neumann AC (15 October 1909, Berlin, Germany – 20 October 2002, Canberra, Australia) was a German-born British mathematician who was one of the leading figures in group theory, ...

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Hermanus Boerhaave MP (1668 - 1738)

Herman(us) Boerhaave (Voorhout, 31 december 1668 – Leiden, 23 september 1738) was een Nederlands arts, anatoom, botanicus, scheikundige, humanist[bron?] en onderzoeker. ~• An account of...

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Carl Fabian Emanuel Björling MP (1839 - 1910)

Levnadsbeskrivning Student i Uppsala 1857. Fil. kand. 1862. Fil. doktor primus 1863. Docent i matematik vid Uppsala universitet 1863. Lektor i matematik och fysik vid Halmstads högre allmä...

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Karl F. Herzfeld MP (1892 - 1978)

Austrian born and educated American scientist who contributed significantly to knowledge of physics and physical chemistry in particular if the field of ultrasonics, the behaviour of liquids and gasses...

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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1901 MP (1845 - 1923)

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (27 March 1845 – 10 February 1923) was a German physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today know...

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Johann Oswald Erhard* Schmidt MP (1876 - 1959)

Korporatsioon "Estonia" liige Johann Oswald Erhard* Schmidt (01.01.1876 (Tartu) -6.12.1959, Dr. phil., matemaatikaprofessor ja Berliini Teaduste Akadeemia liige).

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Johannes D. van der Waals MP (1837 - 1923)

Johannes Diderik van der Waals (November 23, 1837 – March 8, 1923) was a Dutch theoretical physicist and thermodynamicist famous for his work on an equation of state for gases and liquids. His...

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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Nobel Prize in Physics 1902 MP (1853 - 1928)

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (18 July 1853 – 4 February 1928) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Z...

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Norbert Wiener MP (1894 - 1964)

American mathematician, the originator of cybernetics, a formalization of the notion of feedback, with many implications for engineering, systems control, computer science, biology, philosophy, and the...

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Hermann Cohen MP (1842 - 1918)

Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German-Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important J...

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Werner Carl Heisenberg, Nobel Prize in Physics 1932 MP (1901 - 1976)

Werner Heisenberg (5 December 1901 – 1 February 1976) was one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century. He is best known as a founder of quantum mechanics, the new physics of the at...

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Nikolai Vasilievich Bugaev MP (1837 - 1903)

Wikipedia: English - Russian Memoirs by Leonid Lakhtin (in Russian)

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Georg F. L. P. Cantor MP (1845 - 1918)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor (March 3 [O.S. February 19] 1845] – January 6, 1918) was a German mathematician, best known as the inventor of set th...

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Emanuel Lasker MP (1868 - 1941)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years. ...

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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz MP (1857 - 1894)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894) was a German physicist who clarified and expanded the electromagnetic theory of light that had ...

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Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann MP (1844 - 1906)

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Grace Chisholm Young (1868 - 1944)

Grace Chisholm Young (née Chisholm; 15 March 1868 – 29 March 1944) was an English mathematician. She was educated at Girton College, Cambridge, England and continued her studies at G&#x...

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William Henry Young (1863 - 1942)

William Henry Young FRS (London, 20 October 1863 - Lausanne, 7 July 1942) was an English mathematician. Young was educated at City of London School and Peterhouse, Cambridge. He worked on measure the...

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Laurence Chisholm Young (1905 - 2000)

Laurence Chisholm Young (14 July 1905 – 24 December 2000) was an American mathematician known for his contributions to measure theory, the calculus of variations, optimal control theory, and p...

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Jakob Rosanes MP (1842 - 1922)

Jakob Rosanes Jewish Encyclopedia Jakob Rosanes (also Jacob; August 16, 1842 – January 6, 1922) was a German mathematician who worked on algebraic geometry and invariant theory. He was also ...

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Holbrook Mann MacNeille (1907 - 1973)

Holbrook Mann MacNeille (May 11, 1907 – September 30, 1973) was an American mathematician who worked for the United States Atomic Energy Commission before becoming the first Executive Director...

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Marin Getaldić MP (1568 - 1626)

Marino Ghetaldi; (2 October 1568, Dubrovnik – 11 April 1626, Dubrovnik) was a scientist from the Republic of Ragusa. A mathematician and physicist who studied in Italy, England and Belgium, his ...

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John Monroe Van Vleck (1833 - 1912)

John Monroe Van Vleck (March 4, 1833–November 4, 1912) was an American mathematician and astronomer. He taught astronomy and mathematics at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut for m...

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Edward Burr Van Vleck (1863 - 1943)

Edward Burr Van Vleck (June 7, 1863, Middletown, Connecticut – June 3, 1943, Madison, Wisconsin) was an American mathematician. The son of astronomer John Monroe Van Vleck, he graduated from...

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Henry Seely White (1861 - 1943)

Henry Seely White (May 20, 1861 - May 20, 1943) was an American mathematician. He was born in Cazenovia, New York to parents Aaron White and Isadore Maria Haight. He matriculated at Wesleyan Universi...

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Diederik J. Korteweg (1848 - 1941)

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Charles Alton Ellis (1876 - 1949)

Charles Alton Ellis (1876–1949) was a professor, structural engineer and mathematician who was chiefly responsible for the structural design of the Golden Gate Bridge. Because of a dispute wit...

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Edward John Routh, FRS MP (1831 - 1907)

From Wikipedia Edward John Routh FRS (20 January 1831 – 7 June 1907), was an English mathematician, noted as the outstanding coach of students preparing for the Mathematical Tripos examination...

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Nicolas de Condorcet MP (1743 - 1794)

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Willebrord Snellius MP (1580 - 1626)

Willebrord Snellius was one of the most eminent scientists of the Dutch Golden Age. In de Pieterskerk in Leiden bevindt zich de grafsteen van Snellius en zijn vrouw. De tekst erop luidt: "Hier leggen...

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Branko Kronfeld MP (1938 - 1983)

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Willem Jacob 's Gravesande MP (1688 - 1742)

Dutch mathematician and physicist. He improved experimental physics by clear demonstration tests, for example the ‘ball and ring of ‘s Gravesande’ to show the expansion of me...

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Herman Naftali Bondi MP (1919 - 2005)

Sir Hermann Bondi, KCB, FRS (1 November 1919 – 10 September 2005) was an Anglo-Austrian mathematician and cosmologist. He is best known for developing the steady-state theory of the universe wit...

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Guido Peter von Pirquet (1880 - 1922)

Taken from the International Space Hall of Fame at the museum of Space History. Guido von Pirquet Austria Identified the most efficient trajectories for inter-planetary travel. Baron Guido von ...

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Adriaen Vlacq (1600 - 1667)

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William Rowan Hamilton MP (1805 - 1865)

William Rowan Hamilton Hamilton became professor of astronomy at TCD and royal astronomer of Ireland. Hamilton was a prodigy and knew 13 languages by the age of 9. He introduced the terms ‘sca...

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Henry Briggs, I MP (1561 - 1630)

Henry Briggs (February 1561 – 26 January 1630) was an English mathematician notable for changing the original logarithms invented by John Napier into common (base 10) logarithms, which are somet...

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John Venn MP (1834 - 1923)

John Venn FRS Is the second cousin once removed of Author E.M Forster From Wikipedia (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher. He is famous for introducin...

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Ivar-Heldur Petersen MP (1929 - 2007)

Ivar-Heldur Petersen (aastani 1938 Peterson, 26. juuli 1929, Tallinn – 9. august 2007, Tallinn) oli Eesti matemaatik.

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Isaac Barrow MP (1630 - 1677)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: ISAAC BARROW , the learned and pious author of the following pages, was born in October, 1630, the son of Thomas Barrow, a respected citizen of London, who was the bro...

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T. Sós Vera (1930 - d.)

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Lajos Erdős (Engländer) (deceased)

Biography: Wolf prize in mathematics. 1 (2000), By S. S. Chern, Friedrich Hirzebruch

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