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Nathan Joseph Harry Divinsky MP (1925 - 2012)

Notes Location info: Winnipeg (birth), Vancouver (death) Canadian mathematician , university professor, chess master , chess writer , and chess official. Canadian Chess Hall of Fame inductee, 2...

11/8/2010 1/23/2016

Nathaniel Bowditch (1773 - 1838)

Nathaniel Bowditch Nathaniel Bowditch (/ˈbaʊdɪtʃ/; March 26, 1773 – March 16, 1838) was an early American mathematician remembered for his work on ocean navigatio...

2/17/2007 12/28/2015

Edward Montagu, MP (1692 - 1775)

Family and Education bap. 13 Nov. 1692, 2nd s. of Hon. Charles Montagu, M.P., of Durham (5th s. of Edward Montagu, M.P., 1st Earl of Sandwich), being 1st s. by his 2nd w. Sarah, da. of John Rogers of N...

6/12/2013 12/22/2015

Jacob Ammen (January 7, 1807 – February 6, 1894) was a college professor, civil engineer, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His younger brother, Daniel Ammen, was ...

6/25/2012 12/19/2015

Amir D. Aczel MP (1950 - 2015)

Amir Aczel, Author of Scientific Cliffhanger NYTiimes 12/7/2015 Amir Dan Aczel (November 6, 1950 – November 26, 2015) Mathematician and bestselling author. His book, Fermat's Last Theorem (ISB...

5/6/2011 12/14/2015

Brook Taylor MP (1685 - 1731)

Brook Taylor FRS (18 August 1685 – 29 December 1731) was an English mathematician who is best known for Taylor's theorem and the Taylor series. Wikipedia contributors. " Brook Taylor ." Wiki...

4/6/2014 12/1/2015

Branko Grunbaum MP

Seattle, King, WA, USA

Seattle, King, WA, USA

Branko Grünbaum (born 2 October 1929) is a Yugoslavian-born mathematician and a professor emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. He received his Ph.D. in 1957 from Hebrew Universit...

7/5/2012 11/14/2015

Oscar Alberto Varsavsky MP (1920 - 1976)

Oscar Varsavsky (Buenos Aires, 18 January 1920–17 December 1976) was an Argentinian chemist, mathematician and epistemologist. He played a key role as a science planner and administrator, workin...

10/6/2015 10/7/2015

Johanna Neumann (1914 - 1971)

"Hanna Neumann"

Johanna (Hanna) Neumann (née von Caemmerer) (12 February 1914 – 14 November 1971) was a German-born mathematician who worked on group theory. Johanna was born in Lankwitz, Steglitz-Zehl...

4/25/2011 9/29/2015

Carl Gustav Jacob von Jacobi MP (1804 - 1851)

Gustav Jacob Jacobi (10 December 1804 – 18 February 1851) was a German mathematician, who made fundamental contributions to elliptic functions, dynamics, differential equations, and number theor...

6/18/2008 9/21/2015

Felix C. H. Iversen (1887 - 1973)

Matemaatikko Felix Iversen toimi 1920-luvulta alkaen Suomen Rauhanliiton puheenjohtajana vuosikymmenien ajan, ja hänet valittiin YK-yhdistysten maailmanliiton varapuheenjohtajaksi vuonna 195...

7/8/2008 9/21/2015

Louis Joel Mordell (1888 - 1972)

6/30/2009 9/20/2015

Serge Lang (1927 - 2005)

6/30/2008 9/20/2015

Prof. Horace Morrison (1810 - 1870)

Biography Horace Morison, in his youth, experienced similar hard- ships with his brothers, and was made early to earn his own support. When seventeen years of age he learned the cabinet- maker's trad...

9/12/2015 9/20/2015

Carl Friedrich Gauss MP (1777 - 1855)

------------------------------------------------ Dissertation: Demonstratio nova theorematis omnem functionem algebraicam rationalem integram unius variabilis in factores reales primi vel secundi g...

5/9/2008 9/16/2015

Jakob Martini (1570 - 1649)

8/18/2009 9/14/2015

Adolphus Vorstius (1597 - 1663)

"Adolphus Vorstius"

9/21/2011 9/14/2015

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz MP (1646 - 1716)

Dissertation: Disputatio Inauguralis De Casibus Perplexis In Jure

5/19/2008 9/14/2015

Ehrenfried von Tschirnhaus MP (1651 - 1718)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (or Tschirnhausen) (10 April 1651 – 11 October 1708) was a German mathematician, physicist, physician, and philosopher. ...

7/10/2008 9/14/2015

August E. H. Love MP (1863 - 1940)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Augustus Edward Hough Love (17 April 1863, Weston-super-Mare – 5 June 1940, Oxford), often known as A. E. H. Love, was a mathematician famous for his work ...

7/13/2008 9/14/2015

Sir James H. Jeans MP (1877 - 1946)

"Fred"

Sir James Hopwood Jeans OM FRS MA DSc ScD LLD (11 September 1877 – 16 September 1946) was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician. Mathematician, astronomer and physicist, James w...

7/15/2008 9/14/2015

Marvin L. Goldberger (1922 - 2014)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Marvin Leonard "Murph" Goldberger (October 22, 1922 – November 26, 2014) was a theoretical physicist and former president of the California Institute of Tec...

7/17/2008 9/14/2015

7/21/2008 9/14/2015

Sir Arthur S. Eddington MP (1882 - 1944)

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington , OM, FRS (28 December 1882 – 22 November 1944) was a British astrophysicist of the early 20th century. He was also a philosopher of science and a popularizer of sci...

7/21/2008 9/14/2015

Lyman S. Spitzer, Jr. (1914 - 1997)

Lyman Strong Spitzer, Jr. (June 26, 1914 – March 31, 1997) was an American theoretical physicist and astronomer best known for his research in star formation, plasma physics, and in 1946, for co...

7/21/2008 9/14/2015

Arieh Dvoretzky MP (1916 - 2008)

Aryeh (Arie) Dvoretzky (Hebrew: אריה דבורצקי‎, Russian: Арье Дво�...

7/24/2008 9/14/2015

Felix Hausdorff MP (1868 - 1942)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Felix Hausdorff (November 8, 1868 – January 26, 1942) was a German mathematician who is considered to be one of the founders of modern topology and who con...

7/27/2008 9/14/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe (8 January 1891 in Oranienburg – 8 February 1957 in Heidelberg) was a German nuclear physicist, who shared the Nobel Prize in P...

8/1/2008 9/14/2015

Max Theodor Felix von Laue (9 October 1879 – 24 April 1960) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1914 for his discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals. In addit...

8/1/2008 9/14/2015

Solomon Kullback (1907 - 1994)

American cryptanalyst and mathematician, who was one of the first three employees hired by William F. Friedman at the US Army's Signal Intelligence Service (SIS) in the 1930s. SOURCE : Obituary...

12/24/2008 9/9/2015

Hans Lewy MP (1904 - 1988)

Hans Lewy (20 October 1904 – 23 August 1988) was a German born American mathematician, known for his work on partial differential equations and on the theory of functions of several complex vari...

12/26/2008 9/9/2015

Szolem Mandelbrojt (1899 - 1983)

1/23/2009 9/9/2015

Johann Elert Bode MP (1747 - 1826)

Johann Elert Bode (January 19, 1747 - November 23, 1826) Johann Elert Bode was born on January 19, 1747 in Hamburg, Germany, the son of Johann Jakob Bode (1719-1799), a merchant in Hamburg, and his w...

10/19/2009 9/9/2015

Ta-Jen Wu 吳大任 (1908 - 1997)

12/10/2014 9/8/2015

Manuel Sadosky MP (1914 - 2005)

Manuel Sadosky (April 13, 1914 – June 18, 2005) was an Argentine mathematician, born in Buenos Aires to Jewish Russian immigrants fleeing the pogroms. He is widely considered the father of compu...

7/8/2007 9/3/2015

Bache Wright Harvey was was a distinguished graduate in mathematics from St John's College, Cambridge, who became an Anglican clergyman and in 1861 married Anne Sophia Turrell. With their three childre...

8/30/2015 8/31/2015

Charles Hermite MP (1822 - 1901)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Charles Hermite (December 24, 1822 – January 14, 1901) was a French mathematician who did research on number theory, quadratic forms, invariant theory, ort...

7/11/2008 8/28/2015

Norman Levinson (1912 - 1975)

Famous mathematician:

7/24/2009 8/25/2015

Alberto P. Calderón MP (1920 - 1998)

Alberto Pedro Calderón (1920–1998) was one of the leading mathematicians of the 20th century. He was born in Mendoza, Argentina. His name is associated with the University of Buenos Aires...

12/26/2008 8/25/2015

Pao-Lu Hsu 許寶騄 (1910 - 1970)

"閑若"

10/27/2014 8/25/2015

Paul Joseph Cohen (1934 - 2007)

7/12/2008 8/24/2015

Marshall H. Stone (1903 - 1989)

7/11/2008 8/24/2015

F. Georg Frobenius MP (1849 - 1917)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ferdinand Georg Frobeniu s (26 October 1849 – 3 August 1917) was a German mathematician, best known for his contributions to the theory of elliptic functio...

6/15/2008 8/23/2015

J. J. "Hans" Duistermaat (1942 - 2010)

"Hans"

7/12/2008 8/23/2015

Emil Artin MP (1898 - 1962)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Emil Artin (March 3, 1898 – December 20, 1962) was an Austrian-American mathematician. Parents Emil Artin was born in Vienna to parents Emma Maria, n&#x...

6/30/2008 8/23/2015

David Hilbert MP (1862 - 1943)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... David Hilbert ( 23 January 1862 – 14 February 1943) was a German mathematician. He is recognized as one of the most influential and universal mathematician...

6/20/2008 8/23/2015

Friedrich Ernst Peter Hirzebruch (17 October 1927 – 27 May 2012) was a German mathematician, working in the fields of topology, complex manifolds and algebraic geometry, and a leading figure in ...

7/14/2008 8/23/2015

Israel Moiseevich Gel'fand MP (1913 - 2009)

Israel Moiseevich Gelfand , also written Israïl Moyseyovich Gel'fand, or Izrail M. Gelfand (Yiddish: ישראל געלפֿא�...

7/14/2008 8/23/2015

Professor Joseph Bernstein - Иосиф Наумович Бернштей&#...

7/11/2014 8/23/2015

Samuel Webber (1759 - 1810)

Samuel Webber (1759 – July 17, 1810) was an American clergyman, mathematician, academic, and president of Harvard University from 1806 until his death in 1810. Biography Webber was educate...

1/5/2014 8/20/2015

Robert P. Dilworth (1914 - 1993)

Robert Palmer Dilworth (December 2, 1914 – October 29, 1993) was an American mathematician. His primary research area was lattice theory; his biography at the MacTutor History of Mathematics a...

8/3/2015 8/3/2015

Fra Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli (sometimes Paccioli or Paciolo ; c. 1447–1517) was an Italian mathematician, Franciscan friar, collaborator with Leonardo da Vinci, and a seminal contributor to th...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Donald G. Higman (1928 - 2006)

Donald G. Higman (September 20, 1928, Vancouver – February 13, 2006) was an American mathematician known for his discovery, in collaboration with Charles C. Sims, of the Higman–Sims gro...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

. Edward N. Brandt, Jr. MD (July 3, 1933 – August 26, 2007) was an American physician, mathematician, and public health administrator. He was appointed acting Surgeon General of the United Sta...

7/25/2015 7/27/2015

John Wallis MP (1616 - 1703)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Wallis (23 November 1616 – 28 October 1703) was an English mathematician who is given partial credit for the development of infinitesimal calculus. Be...

6/12/2007 7/23/2015

Sir William Henry Bragg OM, KBE, PRS (2 July 1862 – 10 March 1942) was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquely shared a Nobel Prize with his son William Law...

9/23/2011 7/20/2015

Solomon Aaron Lischinsky MP (1908 - 1985)

"Sol Leshinsky"

Solomon Aaron Leschinsky (March 27, 1908 – January 26, 1985) was an American inventor. He was born in Montreal, Canada to Jewish parents originally from a region near Odessa, Russian Empire. Gro...

4/14/2009 7/18/2015

From the NNDB: British mathematician and physicist, the youngest son of the Rev. Gabriel Stokes, rector of Skreen, Co. Sligo, where he was born on the 13th of August 1819. After attending schools i...

4/15/2014 7/16/2015

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the De...

9/29/2008 7/5/2015

Hartley Rogers, Jr. is a mathematician who has worked in recursion theory, and who is currently a professor in the Mathematics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Rogers equiva...

6/30/2015 7/1/2015

Louis Hodes (1934 - 2008)

Louis Hodes (June 19, 1934 – June 30, 2008) was an American mathematician, computer scientist and cancer researcher. He got his PhD under Hartley Rogers with a thesis on computability. With John...

6/30/2015 6/30/2015

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical thea...

12/19/2012 4/18/2015

H. S. M. Coxeter (1907 - 2003)

"Donald"

Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter, Ph.D. was a British born Canadian Geometer, regarded as one of the greatest geometers of the 20th century. At 10 years old, he was already an accomplished piani...

4/17/2015 4/17/2015

Theodore von Kármán MP (1881 - 1963)

"Szőllőskislaki Kármán Tódor"

Theodore von Kármán (Hungarian: Szőllőskislaki Kármán Tódor; May 11, 1881 – May 6, 1963) was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engi...

5/11/2014 4/15/2015

Franz Leopold Alt (1910 - 2011)

Franz Leopold Alt (November 30, 1910 – July 21, 2011) was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made major contributions to computer science in its early days. He was best known as one of ...

3/29/2014 4/13/2015

Daina Taimina is a mathematician and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Cornell University. She is known for crocheting objects to illustrate hyperbolic space. Taimina's book "Crocheting Adventures...

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

Samuel Karlin MP (1924 - 2007)

Samuel Karlin (June 8, 1924 – December 18, 2007) was an American mathematician at Stanford University in the late 20th century. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Karlin was born in Yanova, Pol...

7/15/2008 4/12/2015

Z. W. Birnbaum MP (1903 - 2000)

Zygmunt Wilhelm Birnbaum (18 October 1903 – 15 December 2000) was a Polish-American mathematician and statistician who contributed to functional analysis, nonparametric testing and estimation,...

5/18/2008 4/11/2015

Leopold Kronecker MP (1823 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Leopold Kronecker (7 December 1823 – 29 December 1891) was a German mathematician who worked on number theory and algebra. He criticized Cantor's work on s...

5/17/2008 4/11/2015

Victor G. Kac (born 19 December 1943 in Buguruslan, Russia, USSR) is a Soviet and American mathematician at MIT, known for his work in representation theory. He discovered Kac–Moody algebras, ...

3/18/2007 4/10/2015

Issai Schur MP (1875 - 1941)

Issai Schur (January 10, 1875 – January 10, 1941) was a mathematician who worked in Germany for most of his life. He studied at Berlin. He obtained his doctorate in 1901, became lecturer in 19...

6/16/2008 4/10/2015

""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" Very important: Cornelius Lanczos preceeded Werner Heisenberg in inventing Quantum Mechanic...

6/23/2010 4/9/2015

Frank Lauren Hitchcock (1875 - 1957)

Frank Lauren Hitchcock (1875–1957) was an American mathematician and physicist known for his formulation of the transportation problem in 1941. Academic life Frank did his preparatory stud...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Richard Wesley Hamming (1915 - 1998)

Richard Wesley Hamming (February 11, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer science and telecommunications. His contributions inclu...

4/3/2015 4/3/2015

Weishu Shih (deceased)

12/7/2014 4/1/2015

Kang Feng 馮康 (1920 - 1993)

3/29/2015 3/30/2015

Chih-Han Sah (1934 - 1997)

Mathematics professor at SUNY Stony Brook. Biography:

3/15/2015 3/30/2015

7/11/2008 3/27/2015

Michael Mihály Fekete MP (1886 - 1957)

Michael (Mihály) Fekete (Hebrew: מיכאל פקטה‎; July 19, 1886 – May 13, 1957) was an Israeli-Hungarian mathematician. I...

3/16/2007 3/21/2015

Ellen Hayes (1851 - 1930)

Ellen Amanda Hayes (September 23, 1851 – October 27, 1930) was an American mathematician and astronomer. She was a controversial character for not only being a female professor, but also e...

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

Constantin Hering MP (1800 - 1880)

Doctor of Medicine 1826, graduated with the highest honours of the university. Acknowledged devotion to homeopathy. He taught natural sciences and mathmatics in the Blochmann Institute in Dresden, and ...

8/20/2008 3/17/2015

Rudolf Ernest Langer (1894 - 1968)

Rudolf Ernest Langer (8 March 1894 – 11 March 1968) was an American mathematician, known for the Langer correction and as a president of the Mathematical Association of America. Career Lan...

5/12/2014 3/14/2015

C. H. D. Buys Ballot MP (1817 - 1890)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot (October 10, 1817 – February 3, 1890) was a Dutch chemist and meteorologist after whom Buys Ballot's law and ...

10/5/2013 3/13/2015

L. E. J. 'Bertus' Brouwer MP (1881 - 1966)

"Bertus"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer (February 27, 1881 – December 2, 1966), usually cited as L. E. J. Brouwer but known to his friends as Bertus, was a Dutch math...

5/17/2014 3/13/2015

American economist, statistician, and economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Nobel laureate.

1/24/2009 3/11/2015

Prof. Alexander Aitken MP (1895 - 1967)

Prof A. Aitken: Brian Sweeney writes: Alexander Aitken was the greatest mathematician of his era and possessed an astonishing computational brain that could complete challenges that today are reserve...

6/26/2011 3/6/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Berkeley (12 March 1685 – 14 January 1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley (Bishop of Cloyne) , was an Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the ...

11/14/2013 3/1/2015

Jacques Alleaume MP (1562 - 1627)

Jacques Aleaume Aleaulme, aléaume, ou Alleaume, né en 1562, fils de Pierre Aleaume, né à Orléans, mort à Paris et enterré le 3 octobre 1627 à Cha...

2/12/2015 2/12/2015

Jean le Rond d'Alembert MP (1717 - 1783)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...J ean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alember t (16 November 1717 – 29 October 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist....

5/9/2013 2/8/2015

Olga Taussky (1906 - 1995)

Mathematician at Caltech: Wikipedia Birth record at Fond 1073, vol 1463, image 104

5/22/2013 1/17/2015

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

Bernd Sturmfels MP

Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States

Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

Jürgen Bokowski (deceased)

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

Victor L. Klee (1925 - 2007)

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

Edward J. McShane (1904 - 1989)

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

Lawrence Graves (1896 - d.)

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

Gilbert A. Bliss (1876 - 1951)

Was the original profile meant to be a joke? The Proper place for this is the Mathematics Genealogy Project and Gilbert Ames Bliss listing is at [ ] and Lawrence Graves was his most productive studen...

7/8/2008 12/8/2014

William Henry Fox Talbot MP (1800 - 1877)

William Henry Fox Talbot (11 February 1800 - 17 September 1877) was a British inventor and a pioneer of photography. He was the inventor of calotype process, the precursor to most photographic processe...

6/7/2011 12/3/2014

Ernst L. Lindelöf (1870 - 1946)

7/8/2008 11/26/2014

Rolf H. Nevanlinna (1895 - 1980)

7/8/2008 11/26/2014