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Augustin-Louis Cauchy MP (1789 - 1857)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "...Baron Augustin-Louis Cauchy (21 August 1789 – 23 May 1857; was a French mathematician who was an early pioneer of analysis. He started the project of formulating an...

5/13/2007 Yesterday

Joseph Liouville MP (1809 - 1882)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Joseph Liouville (24 March 1809 – 8 September 1882) was a French mathematician. Liouville graduated from the École Polytechnique in 1827. After some years as an assi...

5/17/2008 Yesterday

Irving E. Segal MP (1918 - 1998)

Irving Ezra Segal was an American mathematician known for work on theoretical quantum mechanics. He shares credit for what is often referred to as the Segal–Shale–Weil representation. Early in his care...

12/23/2008 Yesterday

Alfred Clebsch MP (1833 - 1872)

8/1/2008 Yesterday

Lennart Axel Edvard Carleson (born 18 March 1928) is a Swedish mathematician, known as a leader in the field of harmonic analysis. One of his most famous achievements is his proof of Lusin's conjecture...

7/15/2008 Yesterday

Norman Earl Steenrod MP (1910 - 1971)

7/14/2008 Yesterday

Jean Marie Constant Duhamel MP (1797 - 1872)

7/4/2013 Yesterday

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9/2/2008 Yesterday

Paul Émile Appell MP (1855 - 1930)

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Andrei Andreevich Markov MP (1856 - 1922)

Andrei Andreevich Markov was a gifted Russian mathematician known for his work in number theory analysis and probability theory. Many of his papers were devoted to creating a new field of research, Mar...

6/25/2008 Yesterday

Sergei L'vovich Sobolev MP (1908 - 1989)

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6/24/2008 Yesterday

Bartel L. van der Waerden MP (1903 - 1996)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Bartel Leendert van der Waerden (Dutch: [vɑn dər ˈʋaːrdən]; February 2, 1903 – January 12, 1996) was a Dutch mathematician and historian of mathematics..." "......

7/11/2008 Yesterday

Felix Bernstein MP (1878 - 1956)

) Felix Bernstein (24 February 1878, Halle, Germany – 3 December 1956, Zurich, Switzerland) was a German Jewish mathematician known for developing a theorem of the equivalence of sets in 1897, and le...

6/20/2008 Yesterday

J. Frank Adams MP (1930 - 1989)

John Frank Adams FRS was a British mathematician, one of the founders of homotopy theory

7/15/2008 Yesterday

Shaun Wylie MP (1913 - 2009)

Shaun Wylie was a British mathematician and World War II codebreaker.

7/15/2008 Yesterday

Edsger Wybe Dijkstra MP (1930 - 2002)

Edsger Wybe Dijkstra was a Dutch computer scientist and an early pioneer in many research areas of computing science. A theoretical physicist by training, he worked as a programmer at the Mathematisch ...

3/23/2017 3/23/2017

Yakov Grigorevich Sinai MP

Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States

Yakov Grigorevich Sinai (Russian: Я́ков Григо́рьевич Сина́й; born September 21, 1935) is a mathematician known for his work on dynamical systems. He contributed to the modern metric theory of dynamical...

5/24/2011 3/21/2017

J. B. Joseph Fourier MP (1768 - 1830)

Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourie (21 March 1768 – 16 May 1830) was a French mathematician and physicist best known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications to problems of he...

5/17/2008 3/19/2017

Jean-Pierre Serre (French: [sɛʁ]; born 15 September 1926) is a French mathematician who has made fundamental contributions to algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, and algebraic number theory. He was...

1/18/2008 3/19/2017

Archimedes MP (c.-287 - -212)

Archimedes - Ἀρχιμήδης Archimedes of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης; c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are ...

12/6/2010 3/15/2017

William Jones, FRS MP (1675 - 1749)

""Longitude Jones""

William Jones , FRS (1675 – 3 July 1749) was a Welsh mathematician, most noted for his proposal for the use of the symbol π (the Greek letter pi) to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle...

3/14/2017 3/14/2017

Heinz Hopf MP (1894 - 1971)

"Heinrich"

See photos under the "Media" tab Heinz Hopf (19 November 1894 – 3 June 1971) is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. Hopf was born in Gräbschen, Germany (now Grabi...

7/12/2008 3/13/2017

Paul Prudent Painlevé MP (1863 - 1933)

Paul Painlevé , né le 5 décembre 1863 à Paris 15e et mort le 29 octobre 1933 à Paris, est un mathématicien et homme politique français. Origines familiales Les ancêtres paternels de Paul Painlevé s...

11/9/2016 3/13/2017

Karl Weierstrass MP (1815 - 1897)

5/10/2008 3/7/2017

Vera Nikolaevna Faddeeva MP (1906 - 1983)

математик Вера Николаевна Фаддеева (урожд. Замятина) (1906—1983) Похоронена на кладбище в Комарово рядом с мужем

7/6/2013 3/7/2017

Zu Chongzhi 祖沖之 MP (429 - 500)

Zu Chongzhi , courtesy name Wenyuan , was a prominent Chinese mathematician and astronomer during the Liu-Song and Southern Qi Dynasties, best known for calculating pi to seven decimal points.

3/7/2017 3/7/2017

Mary Golda Ross MP (1908 - 2008)

"Mary Gold"

Mary Golda Ross (August 9, 1908 – April 29, 2008) was the first Native American female engineer. She was one of the 40 founding engineers of the Skunk Works , and was known for her work at Lockheed Mar...

3/2/2017 3/2/2017

August Ferdinand Möbius MP (1790 - 1868)

see and and Möbius is best known for his work in topology, especially for his conception of the Möbius strip, a two dimensional surface with only one side. öbius From -

6/17/2008 2/27/2017

Gustaf J. Järnefelt MP (1901 - 1989)

6/6/2008 2/27/2017

Heinrich Rubens, Prof. Dr. MP (1865 - 1922)

"Henri Leopold"

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8/1/2008 2/27/2017

Peter David Lax MP

New York, New York, United States

Peter David Lax (born May 1, 1926 in Budapest, Hungary) is a mathematician working in the areas of pure and applied mathematics. He has made important contributions to integrable systems, fluid dynamic...

2/1/2008 2/27/2017

Ludvig Dmitrievich Faddeev MP (1934 - 2017)

Ludvig Dmitrievich Faddeev (also Ludwig Dmitriyevich) was a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist and mathematician. He is known for the discovery of the Faddeev equations in the theory of the quant...

7/6/2013 2/27/2017

Anneli Lax MP (1922 - 1999)

12/7/2008 2/26/2017

Jürgen Kurt Moser MP (1928 - 1999)

Wikepedia: Jürgen Kurt Moser or Juergen Kurt Moser (July 4, 1928, Königsberg, East Prussia – December 17, 1999, Schwerzenbach, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland) was a German-American mathematician. He ...

8/17/2010 2/26/2017

Magnus Gustaf Mittag-Leffler MP (1846 - 1927)

"Gösta Mittag-Leffler"

Gösta Mittag-Leffler Gösta Mittag-Leffler Ivar Starkenbergs karikatyr i Naggen över Mittag-Lefflers engagemang mot Karl Staaff 1914. I bakgrunden Leon Ljunglund, Harald Sohlman och Henning von Me...

8/13/2008 2/26/2017

Hermann Minkowski MP (1864 - 1909)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Hermann Minkowski (22 June 1864 – 12 January 1909) was a German mathematician, professor at Königsberg, Zürich and Göttingen. He created and developed the geometr...

7/9/2008 2/24/2017

Solomon Lefschetz MP (1884 - 1972)

Solomon Lefschetz was an American mathematician who did fundamental work on algebraic topology, its applications to algebraic geometry, and the theory of non-linear ordinary differential equations.

7/2/2008 2/21/2017

Roger GODEMENT MP (1921 - 2016)

1/29/2009 2/21/2017

Émile Picard MP (1856 - 1941)

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6/27/2008 2/17/2017

Avi Wigderson (born 9 September 1956[1]) is an Israeli mathematician and computer scientist. He is professor of mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His research interests incl...

2/14/2017 2/14/2017

David Kazhdan MP

"Dmitri Aleksandrovich"

Jerusalem, Israel

David Kazhdan (Hebrew: דוד קשדן‎) or Každan, Kazhdan, formerly named Dmitry Aleksandrovich Kazhdan (until he left the Soviet Union; Russian: Дми́трий Александро́вич Кажда́н), is a Soviet Union-born Isr...

7/14/2008 2/13/2017

Thomas Brattle, F.R.S. MP (1658 - 1713)

Thomas Brattle (1657–1713) was a well-educated and prosperous Boston merchant who served as treasurer of Harvard College, and was a member of the intellectually elite Royal Society. Thomas Brattl...

2/3/2013 2/12/2017

Jacques-Louis Lions MP (1928 - 2001)

Jacques-Louis Lions (3 May 1928 – 17 May 2001) was a French mathematician who made contributions to the theory of partial differential equations and to stochastic control, among other areas. He receive...

2/10/2017 2/10/2017

Benoit B. Mandelbrot MP (1924 - 2010)

Benoît B. Mandelbrot (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician, noted for developing a "theory of roughness" and "self-similarity" in nature and the fiel...

11/19/2014 2/6/2017

Igor Dmitrijewitsch Ado MP (1910 - 1983)

Адо, Игорь Дмитриевич (17.1.1910, Казань – 30.6.1983, там же), математик, доктор физ.-матем. наук (1935), проф. (1939), засл. деятель науки и техники ТАССР (1956). Ученик Н.Г. Чеботарева. Окончил Казан...

2/4/2017 2/4/2017

Terence Tao MP

"Terry"

Terence "Terry" Chi-Shen Tao FAA FRS (simplified Chinese: 陶哲轩; traditional Chinese: 陶哲軒; pinyin: Táo Zhéxuān) (born 17 July 1975, Adelaide), is an Australian-American mathematician who has worked in ...

2/3/2017 2/4/2017

Christopher Michael Langan (born c. 1952) is an American whose IQ was reported to be between 195 and 210, although IQ tests are unreliable at such high levels. He has been described as "the smartest ...

6/13/2016 1/29/2017

Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1 December [O.S. 20 November] 1792 – 24 February [O.S. 12 February] 1856) was a Russian mathematician and geometer, known primarily for his work on hyperbolic geometry, o...

11/10/2014 1/28/2017

12/24/2008 1/21/2017

Franz Josef Radermacher is a German mathematician and economist. He is Professor of Informatics at Ulm University. He is one of the co-founders of the Global Marshall Plan Initiative that suggests a ...

12/21/2016 12/21/2016

Dr. Harold Grad, Ph.D. MP (1923 - 1986)

Harold Grad (born January 23, 1923 in New York City, died November 17, 1986) was an American applied mathematician. His work specialized in the application of statistical mechanics to plasma physics ...

12/13/2016 12/13/2016

Shing-Tung Yau 丘成桐 MP

Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Shing-Tung Yau (Chinese: 丘成桐; pinyin: Qiū Chéngtóng; Cantonese Yale: Yāu Sìngtùng; born April 4, 1949) is a Chinese-born American mathematician. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1982and the Wolf Priz...

7/14/2008 11/17/2016

Richard Fuchs MP (1873 - 1944)

10/20/2016 10/20/2016

Ludwig Schlesinger MP (1864 - 1933)

10/20/2016 10/20/2016

Alfréd Haar MP (1885 - 1933)

Alfréd Haar (Hungarian: Haar Alfréd; October 11, 1885, Budapest – March 16, 1933, Szeged) was a Jewish Hungarian mathematician. In 1904 he began to study at the University of Göttingen. His doctorate w...

7/24/2011 10/20/2016

Alfréd Rényi MP (1921 - 1970)

THE LIFE OF ALFRÉD RÉNYI (1921 - 1970) The explosive development of all the sciences has made our age one of specialized research. Fewer and fewer scientists take an active interest in the progre...

7/2/2008 10/20/2016

György Hajós MP (1912 - 1972)

Hajós was born February 21, 1912, in Budapest; his great-grandfather, Adam Clark, was the lead engineer of the Chain Bridge in Budapest. He earned a teaching degree from the University of Budapest in 1...

2/3/2012 10/20/2016

Harry R. Lewis MP

Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Harry R. Lewis is a Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Computer Science at Harvard University. He is also a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center ...

10/18/2016 10/18/2016

7/13/2008 10/13/2016

Richard "Dick" Ray Mast MP (1929 - 2016)

SMITHVILLE -- Richard "Dick" Mast, 86, of Smithville, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2016 at Brenn Field Nursing Center in Orrville. Friends may call Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Cha...

10/5/2010 10/6/2016

Родился в деревне Волынь Рязанского уезда Рязанской губернии, но с раннего детства жил в Петербурге, где его отец Даниил Александрович Александров и мать Елизавета Иосифовна Бартошевич преподавали в ги...

7/6/2013 9/18/2016

Математик и педагог, к. ф.-м.н., доцент кафедры математической физики

7/6/2013 9/18/2016

Дмитрий Константинович Фаддеев (17 [30] июня 1907, Юхнов, Смоленской губернии (ныне Калужской области) — 20 октября 1989, Ленинград) — советский математик, член-корреспондент Академии наук СССР (1964),...

12/24/2008 9/17/2016

János Bolyai MP (1802 - 1860)

"Johann"

6/23/2008 8/31/2016

Sir George Biddell Airy, KCB MP (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 achievement...

8/23/2013 8/26/2016

John Couch Adams MP (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 Couch is p...

3/20/2009 8/26/2016

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 Ahlfors wa...

7/7/2008 8/20/2016

Witold Hurewicz MP (1904 - 1956)

7/1/2008 8/20/2016

Donald Clayton Spencer MP (1912 - 2001)

Donald Clayton Spencer (April 25, 1912 – December 23, 2001) was an American mathematician, known for work on deformation theory of structures arising in differential geometry, and on several complex ...

7/22/2008 8/20/2016

Frigyes Riesz MP (1880 - 1956)

Dissertation: A negyedrendű elsőfajú térgörbén lévő pontkonfiguráció ------------------------------- Born January 22, 1880(1880-01-22) Győr, Austria-Hungary Died February 28, 1956(195...

6/15/2008 8/19/2016

Marcel Riesz MP (1886 - 1969)

Marcel Riesz (Hungarian: Riesz Marcell); 16 November 1886 – 4 September 1969) was a Hungarian-born mathematician, known for work on summation methods, potential theory, and other parts of analysis, a...

6/15/2008 8/19/2016

Lars Gårding MP (1919 - 2014)

Lars Gårding was a Swedish mathematician. He has made notable contributions to the study of partial differential equations and partial differential operators. He was a professor of mathematics at Lund ...

6/15/2008 8/19/2016

Isaac Jakob Schoenberg MP (1903 - 1990)

"Isidor", "Iso"

Isaac Jacob Schoenberg (April 21, 1903 – February 21, 1990) was a Romanian-American mathematician, known for his discovery of splines.

4/24/2011 8/19/2016

Oswald Veblen MP (1880 - 1960)

Oswald Veblen (June 24, 1880 – August 10, 1960) was an American mathematician, geometer and topologist, whose work found application in atomic physics and the theory of relativity. He proved the Jord...

7/12/2008 8/19/2016

Giulio Racah MP (1909 - 1965)

"Yoel"

Giulio (Yoel) Racah (Hebrew: ג'וליו (יואל) רקח‎ February 9, 1909, Florence – August 28, 1965, Florence) was an Italian–Israeli physicist and mathematician. Biography Born in Florence, Italy, he took hi...

2/27/2010 7/27/2016

Gino Fano MP (1871 - 1952)

Gino was an Italian mathematician, best known as the founder of the finite geometry. He made various contributions on projective and algebraic geometry. His work in the foundations of geometry predates...

7/27/2016 7/27/2016

J. H. C. "Henry" Whitehead MP (1904 - 1960)

7/12/2008 7/10/2016

Alfred North Whitehead MP (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 MP (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 on the subject. In p...

9/15/2015 6/26/2016

Sofia Kovalevskaya MP (1850 - 1891)

"Sophie Kowalevski"

Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya (Russian: Со́фья Васи́льевна Ковале́вская), born Sofia Vasilyevna Korvin-Krukovskaya (1850-1891), was the first major Russian female mathematician and responsible for im...

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, Babbage, along with Ada Lovelace, is ...

1/25/2009 6/21/2016

William Stanley Jevons MP (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 Mathematical Theory of Political Eco...

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. Education a...

5/1/2012 6/20/2016

Jean Sylvain Bailly MP (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 Revolution. He presi...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

François Arago MP (1786 - 1853)

Dominique François Jean Arago (Catalan: Domènec Francesc Joan Aragó), known simply as François Arago (French: [fʁɑ̃swa aʁaɡo]; Catalan: Francesc Aragó, IPA: [fɾənˈsɛsk əɾəˈɣo]) (26 February 1786 – 2 Oc...

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 MP (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 was worl...

6/19/2016 6/19/2016

Oliver Heaviside MP (1850 - 1925)

Oliver Heaviside FRS (/ˈɒlɪvər ˈhɛvisaɪd/; 18 May 1850 – 3 February 1925) was a self-taught English electrical engineer, mathematician, and physicist who adapted complex numbers to the study of elect...

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 figure in t...

8/6/2008 6/19/2016

Antoine Arnauld MP (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)

"Euclid of Alexandria", "Father of Geometry"

Euclid, Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs Euclid (pronounced /ˈjuːklɪd/ EWK-lid; Ancient Greek: Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs), fl. 300 BC, also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as...

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: Karl Euler, Daughter: Katerin...

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, magn...

6/14/2009 6/19/2016

Pierre Gassendi MP (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 mathematician. While he held ...

6/18/2016 6/19/2016

George Green MP (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 (Green, 18...

6/18/2016 6/19/2016

Edward Witten, Fields Medal 1990 MP

"Ed"

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

Michael Artin is an American mathematician and a professor emeritus in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology mathematics department, known for his contributions to algebraic geometry.

9/3/2012 6/6/2016