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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...

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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...

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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.
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Dissertation: A negyedrendű elsőfajú térgörbén lévő pontkonfiguráció

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

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Lars Gårding (7 March 1919 – 7 July 2014) was a Swedish mathematician. He has made notable contributions to the study of partial differential equations and partial differential operator...

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

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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 t...

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Giulio (Yoel) Racah (Hebrew: ג'וליו (יואל) רקח February 9, 1909, Florence – August 28, 1965, Florence)...

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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...

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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 ...

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Rachel Annabelle Riley (born 11 January 1986) is an English television presenter and mathematician best known for being a copresenter on Countdown on Channel 4 and The Gadget Show on Channel 5.
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Václav Hlavatý (27 January 1894 – 11 January 1969) was a noted CzechAmerican mathematician, who wrote on the theory of relativity and corresponded extensively with Albert Einstein...

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

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

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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...

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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.
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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...

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

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MARY FAIRFAX
First Marriage
Mary Fairfax married Samuel Greig. The marriage was booke at Burntisland in Fife, Scotland, on 28 June 1804 [Scotland, Marriages, 15611910, index, FamilySearch]
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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...

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

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"... Johannes Kepler (December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. A key figu...

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

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Euclid MP
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"Father of Geometry"
Euclid, Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs
Euclid (pronounced /ˈjuːklɪd/ EWKlid; Ancient Greek: Εὐκ&#...

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Euler's FamilyTree: Father: Paul Euler
, Mother: Margaret Brucker
, Wife: Katharina Gsell (m. 7Jan1734, d. 1773), Son: Johann Albrecht Euler
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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 electricit...

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

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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...

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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...

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John G. Kemeny, computer pioneer and President of Dartmouth College from 197081.
John George Kemeny (Hungarian: Kemény János György ; May 31, 1926 – December 26, 1992) wa...

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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...

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"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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States
John Willard Milnor (born February 20, 1931) is an American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, Ktheory and dynamical systems. Milnor is a distinguished professor at Stony Brook...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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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...

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Samuel Eilenberg (September 30, 1913 – January 30, 1998) was a Polishborn American mathematician.
Biography
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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 ...

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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, 161525. Ord. ...

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Location info: Winnipeg (birth), Vancouver (death)
Canadian mathematician , university professor, chess master , chess writer , and chess official.
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Nathaniel Bowditch
Nathaniel Bowditch (/ˈbaʊdɪtʃ/; March 26, 1773 – March 16, 1838) was an early American mathematician remembered for his work on ocean navigatio...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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

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

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

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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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 Xrays by crystals. In addit...

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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.
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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...

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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 (17191799), a merchant in Hamburg, and his w...

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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...

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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...

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