Famous Mathematicians

Mathematicians Who Changed History

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    Isaac Newton

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    Euclid

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    Leonhard Euler

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    Joseph-Louis Lagrange

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    Archimedes

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    Pierre Fermat

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    Bernhard Riemann

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    Carl Gauss

Further Reading:

  • Greatest Mathematicians of All Time - A selection of brief bios/photos of the 12 greatest mathematicians of all time (according to this author).
  • Mathematician Biography Index - Chronological and alphabetical indices of literally thousands of mathematicians in history.
  • Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries - Many of the famous mathematicians of this era are biographied in chronological order.
  • Women Mathematicians - Here's a website put together by Agnes Scott College showing some of the top, perhaps underappecriated, female mathematicians in what has traditionally been a male-dominated field.
  • Euclid - A brief essay I wrote for a world history class. Talks about the famous mathematician who basically made everything we know about geometry.

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