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7/12/2008 7/10/2016

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

7/10/2016 7/10/2016

1/27/2007 7/8/2016

Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical ...

2/27/2014 7/6/2016

Rachel Annabelle Riley (born 11 January 1986) is an English television presenter and mathematician best known for being a co-presenter on Countdown on Channel 4 and The Gadget Show on Channel 5. See ...

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

Václav Hlavatý, Ph.D (1894 - 1969)

Václav Hlavatý (27 January 1894 – 11 January 1969) was a noted Czech-American mathematician, who wrote on the theory of relativity and corresponded extensively with Albert Einstein...

9/15/2015 6/26/2016

Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850 - 1891)

Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya (Russian: Со́фья Васи́льевна Ко...

6/21/2016 6/21/2016

Charles Babbage MP (1791 - 1871)

Charles Babbage KH FRS (/ˈbæbɪdʒ/; 26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Ba...

1/25/2009 6/21/2016

William Stanley Jevons (1835 - 1882)

William Stanley Jevons FRS (/ˈdʒɛvənz/; 1 September 1835 – 13 August 1882) was an English economist and logician. Irving Fisher described Jevons' book A General M...

7/14/2011 6/20/2016

Lazare, comte Carnot MP (1753 - 1823)

Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, Comte Carnot (13 May 1753 – 2 August 1823), the Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars, was a French politician, engineer, and mathematician. Educ...

5/1/2012 6/20/2016

Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736 - 1793)

Jean Sylvain Bailly (French: [bɑji]; 15 September 1736 – 12 November 1793) was a French astronomer, mathematician, freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolu...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

François Arago (1786 - 1853)

Dominique François Jean Arago (Catalan: Domènec Francesc Joan Aragó), known simply as François Arago (French: [fʁɑ̃swa aʁaɡo]; Catalan: Fr...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

Mary Somerville MP (1780 - 1872)

MARY FAIRFAX First Marriage Mary Fairfax married Samuel Greig. The marriage was booke at Burntisland in Fife, Scotland, on 28 June 1804 [Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, index, FamilySearch] _____...

7/2/2010 6/20/2016

Marion Franklin Tinsley (1927 - 1995)

Marion Franklin Tinsley (February 3, 1927 – April 3, 1995) was an American mathematician and checkers player. He is considered[by whom?] to be the greatest checkers player who ever lived. He w...

6/19/2016 6/19/2016

Oliver Heaviside (1850 - 1925)

Oliver Heaviside FRS (/ˈɒlɪvər ˈhɛvisaɪd/; 18 May 1850 – 3 February 1925) was a self-taught English electrical engineer, mathematician, and phy...

6/19/2016 6/19/2016

Johannes Kepler MP (1571 - 1630)

New Revision of his Wikipedia page: Biographical Summary: "... Johannes Kepler (December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. A key figu...

8/6/2008 6/19/2016

Antoine Arnauld (1612 - 1694)

See Wikipedia... * Religion : Catholicism* Residence : Paris** Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Jan 9 2016, 7:33:04 UTC

8/16/2013 6/19/2016

Euclid MP (-322 - -275)

"Father of Geometry"

Euclid, Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs Euclid (pronounced /ˈjuːklɪd/ EWK-lid; Ancient Greek: Εὐκ&#...

1/13/2011 6/19/2016

Leonhard Paul Euler MP (1707 - 1783)

Euler's FamilyTree: Father: Paul Euler
, Mother: Margaret Brucker
, Wife: Katharina Gsell (m. 7-Jan-1734, d. 1773), Son: Johann Albrecht Euler
, Son: Christof Euler
, Son: K...

5/10/2008 6/19/2016

James Clerk Maxwell MP (1831 - 1879)

James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish mathematical physicist. His most prominent achievement was to formulate a set of equations that describe electricity,...

6/14/2009 6/19/2016

Pierre Gassendi (1592 - 1655)

Pierre Gassendi (French: [gasɑ̃di]; also Pierre Gassend, Petrus Gassendi; 22 January 1592 – 24 October 1655) was a French philosopher, priest, scientist, astronomer, and mathemat...

6/18/2016 6/19/2016

George Green (1793 - 1841)

) George Green (14 July 1793 – 31 May 1841) was a British mathematical physicist who wrote An Essay on the Application of Mathematical Analysis to the Theories of Electricity and Magnetism (Gr...

6/18/2016 6/19/2016

Edward Witten, Fields Medal, 1990 MP

"Ed"

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Edward Witten (born August 26, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist with a focus on mathematical physics who is currently the Professor of Mathematical Physics at the Institute for Advanced Study...

2/25/2007 6/9/2016

9/3/2012 6/6/2016

John George Kemeny (1926 - 1992)

"Kemény János György", "John G. Kemeny"

John G. Kemeny, computer pioneer and President of Dartmouth College from 1970-81. John George Kemeny (Hungarian: Kemény János György ; May 31, 1926 – December 26, 1992) wa...

11/4/2011 6/6/2016

Jesse Douglas (3 July 1897 – 7 September 1965) was an American mathematician. Life and career[edit] He was born in New York, the son of Sarah (née Kommel) and Louis Douglas. He attended...

5/21/2016 5/21/2016

Robert Stanton Avery (1808 - 1894)

"He was educated in the district schools, the Plainfield academy, and in modern and ancient languages by private tutors; taught school in various places; was graduated from the theological course at ...

3/3/2008 5/17/2016

Grace Andrews (1869 - 1951)

Grace Andrews (May 30, 1869 – July 27, 1951) was an American mathematician. Andrews obtained her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in 1890. She received an A.M. from Columbia Unive...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Thomas Craig (1855 - 1900)

Thomas Craig was a professor at Johns Hopkins University and a proponent of the methods of differential geometry. Thomas Craig was born December 20, 1855, in Pittston, Pennsylvania. His father Alex...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

) Benjamin Alvord (August 18, 1813 – October 16, 1884) was an American soldier, mathematician, and botanist. Early life and career Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, where he developed a...

5/12/2011 5/17/2016

Robert Adrain (1775 - 1843)

Robert Adrain (30 September 1775 – 10 August 1843) was a scientist and mathematician, considered one of the most brilliant mathematical minds of the time in America. He is chiefly remembered f...

10/28/2014 5/17/2016

Edwin Plimpton Adams (1878 - 1956)

Edwin Plimpton Adams (Prague, 23 January 1878 – Princeton, New Jersey, 31 December 1956) was an American physicist. Clinton Joseph Davisson attended his lectures.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Edwin Evariste Moise (December 22, 1918 – December 18, 1998) was an American mathematician and mathematics education reformer. After his retirement from mathematics he became a literary critic...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Hertha Marks Ayrton MP (1854 - 1923)

"Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton"

Wikipedia contributors. " Hertha Marks Ayrton ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton (28 April 1854 – 23 August 1923), known in adult life as Hertha Ayrton, was a Britis...

9/29/2014 5/5/2016

Sir Andrew Wiles MP

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Sir Andrew John Wiles KBE FRS is a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford, specialising in number theory. He is most notable for proving Fermat's Last ...

7/14/2008 3/15/2016

John W. Milnor, Fields Medal. 1962 MP

"Jack"

Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States

Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States

John Willard Milnor (born February 20, 1931) is an American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, K-theory and dynamical systems. Milnor is a distinguished professor at Stony Brook...

7/12/2008 3/11/2016

Michael Aschbacher MP

Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States

Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States

Michael George Aschbacher (born April 8, 1944) is an American mathematician best known for his work on finite groups. He was a leading figure in the completion of the classification of finite simple gr...

12/24/2008 3/11/2016

David Bryant Mumford (born 11 June 1937) is an American mathematician known for distinguished work in algebraic geometry, and then for research into vision and pattern theory. He won the Fields Medal a...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Phillip Augustus Griffiths IV (born October 18, 1938) is an American mathematician, known for his work in the field of geometry, and in particular for the complex manifold approach to algebraic geometr...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Stephen Smale MP

Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Stephen Smale (born July 15, 1930) is an American mathematician from Flint, Michigan. His research concerns topology, dynamical systems and mathematical economics. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 19...

7/12/2008 3/11/2016

John Torrence Tate, Jr. MP

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

John Torrence Tate, Jr. (born March 13, 1925) is an American mathematician, distinguished for many fundamental contributions in algebraic number theory, arithmetic geometry and related areas in algebra...

6/30/2008 3/11/2016

Mikio Sato MP

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Mikio Sato 佐藤 幹夫 (born April 18, 1928) is a Japanese mathematician, who started the field of algebraic analysis. He studied at the University of Tokyo and then did graduate ...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Atle Selberg (14 June 1917 – 6 August 2007) was a Norwegian mathematician known for his work in analytic number theory, and in the theory of automorphic forms, in particular bringing them into r...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Vladimir Igorevich Arnold MP (1937 - 2010)

Vladimir Igorevich Arnold (alternative spelling Arnol'd, Russian: Влади́мир И́горевC...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Sergei Petrovich Novikov (also Serguei) (Russian: Серге́й Петро́вич Но...

7/13/2008 3/11/2016

Raoul Bott MP (1923 - 2005)

Raoul Bott, ForMemRS (September 24, 1923 – December 20, 2005)[1] was a Hungarian-American mathematician known for numerous basic contributions to geometry in its broad sense. He is best known fo...

7/12/2008 3/10/2016

Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (also spelled Mikhael Gromov or Michael Gromov; Russian: Михаи́л Леони́д�...

3/9/2016 3/9/2016

John Griggs Thompson (born October 13, 1932) is a mathematician at the University of Florida noted for his work in the field of finite groups. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1970, the Wolf Prize in...

7/13/2008 3/9/2016

Samuel Eilenberg MP (1913 - 1998)

"Sammy"

Samuel Eilenberg (September 30, 1913 – January 30, 1998) was a Polish-born American mathematician. Biography He was born in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland and died in New York City, USA, where he...

3/9/2016 3/9/2016

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, Nobel Prize in Literature 1950 MP (1872 - 1970)

"3rd Earl Russell of Kingston Russell", "Viscount Amberley of Amberley and of Ardsalla"

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970), was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, pacifist, and social critic. Though he ...

10/14/2008 3/5/2016

Vladimir Rokhlin, Sr. MP (1919 - 1984)

7/27/2008 2/27/2016

Matric. pens. from QUEENS', Easter, 1610. S. of Edward (1584). Bapt. at All Hallows, Bread St, Apr. 25, 1596. B.A. 1613; M.A. 1617; B.D. 1624; D.D. 1629. Incorp. at Oxford, 1619. Fellow, 1615-25. Ord. ...

2/7/2016 2/7/2016

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 Gelfand 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