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Profiles

  • Ernst L. Lindelöf (1870 - 1946)
  • Rolf H. Nevanlinna (1895 - 1980)
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Arthur Erdélyi (1908 - 1977)

Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change.

List of notable mathematicians

For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles.

  • Rob Lyons
  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • Johann Bernoulli
  • Jacob Bernoulli
  • Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
  • Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss
  • Archimedes of Syracuse
  • Leonhard Paul Euler
  • Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann
  • Euclid of Alexandria
  • Jules Henri Poincaré
  • Srinivasa Ramanujan
  • Alexander Grothendieck
  • David Hilbert
  • Joseph-Louis Lagrange
  • Georg Cantor
  • Évariste Galois
  • Pierre de Fermat

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