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  • Sir George Biddell Airy, KCB (1801 - 1892)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary Sir George Biddell Airy, KCB , PRS (27 July 1801 – 2 January 1892) was an English mathematician and astronomer, Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881. His many achi...
  • John Couch Adams (1819 - 1892)
    John Couch Adams FRS (5 June 1819 – 21 January 1892) was a British mathematician and astronomer. Adams was born in Laneast, near Launceston, Cornwall, and died in Cambridge. The Cornish name Cou...
  • Lars Valerian Ahlfors, Fields Medal, 1936 (1907 - 1996)
    Lars Valerian Ahlfors (18 April 1907 – 11 October 1996) was a Finnish mathematician, remembered for his work in the field of Riemann surfaces and his text on complex analysis. Background Ahl...
  • Witold Hurewicz (1904 - 1956)
  • Donald Clayton Spencer (1912 - 2001)

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.

  • Euclid of Alexandria
  • Archimedes of Syracuse
  • René Descartes
  • Pierre de Fermat
  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
  • The Bernoulli family
  • Leonhard Euler
  • Joseph-Louis Lagrange
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
  • Niels Henrik Abel
  • Évariste Galois
  • Augustin-Louis Cauchy
  • Arthur Cayley
  • William Rowan Hamilton
  • Bernhard Riemann
  • Georg Cantor
  • Felix Klein
  • Sophus Lie
  • Henri Poincaré
  • Elie Cartan
  • David Hilbert
  • Emmy Noether
  • Srinivasa Ramanujan
  • Hermann Weyl
  • Andre Weil
  • John von Neumann
  • Andrey Kolmogorov
  • Israel Gel'fand
  • Jean-Pierre Serre
  • Alexander Grothendieck
  • Nathan Divinsky

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