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Mathematicians

  • Agnesi, Maria, 1718 - 1799
  • al-Quhi, Abū Sahl Wayjan ibn Rustam, c.940 - c.1000 CE
  • Argand, Jean-Robert, 1768 - 1822
  • Bayes, Thomas, 1701 - 1761
  • Bernays, Paul, 1888 - 1977
  • Bernoulli Family
  • Bessel, Friedrich, 1784 - 1846
  • Bézout, Étienne, 1730 - 1837
  • Boole, George, 1815 - 1864
  • Brahmagupta, 597 - 668
  • Briggs, Henry, 1561 - 1630
  • Cardan, Jerome, 1501 - 1575
  • Cartwright, Mary, 1900 - 1998
  • Cauchy, Augustin-Lewis, 1789 - 1857
  • De L'Hôpital, Guillaume, 1661 - 1704
  • De Moivre, Abraham, 1667 - 1754
  • Descartes, René, 1596 - 1650
  • du Châtelet, Émilie, 1706 - 1749
  • Erdös, Paul, 1913 - 1996
  • Euler, Leonhard, 1707 - 1783
  • Fan Chung, 1949 -
  • Fermat, Pierre de, 1601 - 1665
  • Ferro, Scipione del, 1465 - 1526
  • Fibonacci, Leonardo Pisano Bigollo, c. 1170 - c. 1250
  • Galton, Francis, 1822 - 1911
  • Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777 - 1855
  • Germain, Sophie, 1776 - 1831
  • Girard, Albert, 1595 - 1632
  • Gödel, Kurt, 1906 - 1978
  • Gombaud, Antoine, 1607 - 1684
  • Hamilton, Sir William Rowan, 1805 - 1865
  • al-Haytham, Ibn, 965 - 1040
  • Heron of Alexandria, c.10 - c.60 CE
  • Hilbert, David, 1862 - 1943
  • Horner, William George, 1786 - 1837
  • Huygens, Christian, 1629 - 1695
  • Hypatia, c.350-370 - 415
  • Kepler, Johannes, 1571 - 1630
  • al-Khwarizmi, Muhammad ibn Musa, 780 - 850 CE, Persian, founder of al-jabr (Algebra)
  • Kolmogorov, Andrey N., 1903 - 1987
  • Kovalevskaya, Sofia, 1850 - 1891
  • Kramp, Christian, 1760 - 1826
  • Lagrange, Joseph-Louis, 1736 - 1813
  • Laplace, Pierre-Simon de, 1749 - 1827
  • Leibniz, Gottfried, 1646 - 1716
  • Lindemann, Ferdinand von, 1822 - 1911
  • Liouville, Joseph, 1809 - 1882
  • Minovitch, Michael, 1936 -
  • Mirzakhani, Maryam, 1977 -
  • Napier, John, 1550 - 1617
  • Nash, John, 1928 - 2015
  • von Neumann, John, 1903 - 1957
  • Newton, Isaac, 1642 - 1727
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1820 - 1910
  • Noether, Emmy, 1882 - 1935
  • Nunes, Pedro, 1502 - 1578
  • Omar Khayyam, 1050 - 1123
  • Pacioli, Luca, 1623 - 1662
  • Pascal, Blaise, 1623 - 1662
  • Pell, John, 1611 - 1685
  • Poisson, Siméon-Denise, 1781 - 1840
  • Polya, George, 1887 - 1985
  • Pythagoras, c. 570 - 495 BCE
  • Ramanujan, Srinivasa, 1887 - 1920
  • Riemann, Georg Friedrich Bernhard, 1826 - 1866
  • Robinson, Julia, 1919 - 1985
  • Sinai, Yakov, b. 1935
  • Somerville, Mary, 1780 - 1872
  • Tartaglia, Nicolo, 1499 - 1557
  • Taussky-Todd, Olga, 1906 - 1995
  • Taylor, Brook, 1685 - 1731
  • Turing, Alan, 1912 - 1954
  • Tutte, Bill, 1917 - 2002
  • Viète, François, 1540 - 1603
  • Wacław, Franciszek Sierpiński, 1882 - 1969
  • Wallis, John, 1616 - 1703
  • Weierstrass, Karl, 1815 - 1897
  • Welchman, William, 1906 - 1985
  • Wigner, E.P., 1902 - 1995
  • Wiles, Andrew, b. 1953
  • Zaslavsky, Claudia, 1917 - 2006
  • Zeno, of Elea, 490 - 430 BCE

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