Mathematician Authors

Frank Adams
British Mathematician
John Frank Adams FRS was a British mathematician, one of the founders of homotopy theory. Wikipedia
Archimedes
Greek Mathematician
Archimedes of Syracuse was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Wikipedia
Charles Babbage
English Mathematician
Charles Babbage, FRS was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. Wikipedia
Stefan Banach
Polish Mathematician
Stefan Banach was a Polish mathematician. He is generally considered to have been one of the 20th century's most important and influential mathematicians. Wikipedia
Isaac Barrow
English Mathematician
Isaac Barrow was an English Christian theologian, and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular, for the discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus. Wikipedia
E. T. Bell
Scottish Mathematician
Eric Temple Bell was a mathematician and science fiction author born in Scotland who lived in the U.S. for most of his life. He published his non-fiction under his given name and his fiction as John Taine. Wikipedia
Daniel Bernoulli
Dutch Mathematician
Daniel Bernoulli was a Swiss mathematician and physicist and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family. Wikipedia
Daniel J. Bernstein
American Mathematician
Daniel Julius Bernstein is a mathematician, cryptologist, programmer, and research professor of computer science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of the computer software programs qmail, publicfile, and djbdns. Wikipedia
Janos Bolyai
Hungarian Mathematician
János Bolyai was a Hungarian mathematician, one of the founders of non-Euclidean geometry - a geometry that differs from Euclidean geometry in its definition of parallel lines. Wikipedia
George Boole
Irish Mathematician
George Boole was an English mathematician, philosopher and logician. His work was in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and he is now best known as the author of The Laws of Thought. Wikipedia
Max Born
German Mathematician
Max Born was a German-British physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics. Wikipedia
John Britton
English Mathematician
John Leslie Britton was an English mathematician from Yorkshire who worked in combinatorial group theory and was an expert on the word problem for groups. Wikipedia
Georg Cantor
German Mathematician
Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor was a German mathematician, best known as the inventor of set theory, which has become a fundamental theory in mathematics. Wikipedia
Arthur Cayley
British Mathematician
Arthur Cayley F.R.S. was a British mathematician. He helped found the modern British school of pure mathematics. Wikipedia
Alonzo Church
American Mathematician
Alonzo Church was an American mathematician and logician who made major contributions to mathematical logic and the foundations of theoretical computer science. Wikipedia
William Kingdon Clifford
English Mathematician
William Kingdon Clifford FRS was an English mathematician and philosopher. Wikipedia
Richard Courant
German Mathematician
Richard Courant was a German American mathematician. Wikipedia
Philip J. Davis
American Mathematician
Philip J. Davis is an American academic applied mathematician. Wikipedia
Gerard Debreu
French Mathematician
Gérard Debreu was a French economist and mathematician, who also came to have United States citizenship. Wikipedia
Rene Descartes
French Mathematician
René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and writer who spent most of his adult life in the Dutch Republic. Wikipedia
William Emerson
English Mathematician
Paul Erdos
Hungarian Mathematician
Paul Erdos was a Hungarian mathematician. Erdos worked with hundreds of collaborators, pursuing problems in combinatorics, graph theory, number theory, classical analysis, approximation theory, set theory, and probability theory. Wikipedia
Leonhard Euler
Swiss Mathematician
Leonhard Euler was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist. Wikipedia
Ronald Fisher
English Mathematician
Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher FRS was an English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. Wikipedia
Martin Gardner
American Mathematician
Martin Gardner was an American popular mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature , philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. Wikipedia
Carl Friedrich Gauss
German Mathematician
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and physical scientist who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy,... Wikipedia
Ronald Graham
American Mathematician
Ronald Lewis Graham is a mathematician credited by the American Mathematical Society as being "one of the principal architects of the rapid development worldwide of discrete mathematics in recent years". Wikipedia
Edmund Gunter
English Mathematician
Edmund Gunter , English mathematician, of Welsh descent, was born in Hertfordshire in 1581. Wikipedia
William Rowan Hamilton
Irish Mathematician
Sir William Rowan Hamilton was an Irish physicist, astronomer, and mathematician, who made important contributions to classical mechanics, optics, and algebra. Wikipedia
G. H. Hardy
British Mathematician
Godfrey Harold "G. H." Hardy FRS was an English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis. Wikipedia
Godfrey Harold Hardy
British Mathematician
Godfrey Harold "G. H." Hardy FRS was an English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis. Wikipedia
Charles Hermite
French Mathematician
Charles Hermite was a French mathematician who did research on number theory, quadratic forms, invariant theory, orthogonal polynomials, elliptic functions, and algebra. Wikipedia
David Hilbert
German Mathematician
David Hilbert, ForMemRS was a German mathematician. He is recognized as one of the most influential and universal mathematicians of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Wikipedia
Christiaan Huygens
Dutch Mathematician
Christiaan Huygens was a prominent Dutch mathematician, astronomer, physicist and horologist. Wikipedia
Stephen Cole Kleene
American Mathematician
Stephen Cole Kleene was an American mathematician who helped lay the foundations for theoretical computer science. Wikipedia
Felix Klein
German Mathematician
Christian Felix Klein was a German mathematician, known for his work in group theory, complex analysis, non-Euclidean geometry, and on the connections between geometry and group theory. Wikipedia
Sofia Kovalevskaya
Russian Mathematician
Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya was the first major Russian female mathematician, responsible for important original contributions to analysis, differential equations and mechanics, and the first woman appointed to a full professorship in Northern... Wikipedia
Leopold Kronecker
German Mathematician
Leopold Kronecker was a German mathematician who worked on number theory and algebra. He criticized Cantor's work on set theory, and was quoted by Weber as having said, "God made natural numbers; all else is the work of man". Wikipedia
Johann Heinrich Lambert
German Mathematician
Johann Heinrich Lambert was a Swiss mathematician, physicist, philosopher and astronomer. He is best known for proving the Irrationality of ?. Wikipedia
Serge Lang
Mathematician
Serge Lang was a French-born American mathematician. He was known for his work in number theory and for his mathematics textbooks, including the influential Algebra. He was a member of the Bourbaki group. Wikipedia
Pierre Laplace
French Mathematician
Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace was a French mathematician and astronomer whose work was pivotal to the development of mathematical astronomy and statistics. Wikipedia
Benoit Mandelbrot
French Mathematician
Benoit B. Mandelbrot was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician, noted for developing a "theory of roughness" in nature and the field of fractal geometry to help prove it, which included coining the word "fractal". Wikipedia
James C. Maxwell
Scottish Mathematician
James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE was a Scottish theoretical physicist. Wikipedia
Hermann Minkowski
Lithuanian Mathematician
Hermann Minkowski was a mathematician. He created and developed the geometry of numbers and used geometrical methods to solve problems in number theory, mathematical physics, and the theory of relativity. Wikipedia
Augustus de Morgan
Indian Mathematician
Augustus De Morgan was a British mathematician and logician. He formulated De Morgan's laws and introduced the term mathematical induction, making its idea rigorous. Wikipedia
Marston Morse
American Mathematician
Harold Calvin Marston Morse was an American mathematician best known for his work on the calculus of variations in the large, a subject where he introduced the technique of differential topology now known as Morse theory. Wikipedia
John Forbes Nash
American Mathematician
John Forbes Nash, Jr. is an American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations have provided insight into the forces that govern chance and events inside complex systems in daily life. Wikipedia
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
American Mathematician
John Forbes Nash, Jr. is an American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations have provided insight into the forces that govern chance and events inside complex systems in daily life. Wikipedia
Graham Nelson
English Mathematician
Graham A. Nelson is a British mathematician and poet and the creator of the Inform design system for creating interactive fiction games. Wikipedia
John von Neumann
American Mathematician
John von Neumann was a Hungarian-born American mathematician and polymath. He made major contributions to a vast number of fields, including mathematics , physics , economics , computer science , and statistics. Wikipedia
Simon Newcomb
Canadian Mathematician
Simon Newcomb was a Canadian-American astronomer and mathematician. Though he had little conventional schooling, he made important contributions to timekeeping as well as writing on economics and statistics and authoring a science fiction novel. Wikipedia
Isaac Newton
English Mathematician
Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. Wikipedia
Seymour Papert
South African Mathematician
Seymour Papert is an MIT mathematician, computer scientist, and educator. He is one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence, as well as an inventor of the Logo programming language. Wikipedia
Karl Pearson
British Mathematician
Karl Pearson FRS was an influential English mathematician who has been credited with establishing the discipline of mathematical statistics. Wikipedia
Henri Poincare
French Mathematician
Jules Henri Poincaré was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and a philosopher of science. Wikipedia
Simeon Poisson
French Mathematician
Siméon Denis Poisson , was a French mathematician, geometer, and physicist. Wikipedia
Pythagoras
Greek Mathematician
Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Wikipedia
Abraham Robinson
German Mathematician
Abraham Robinson was a mathematician who is most widely known for development of non-standard analysis, a mathematically rigorous system whereby infinitesimal and infinite numbers were incorporated into mathematics. Wikipedia
Claude Shannon
American Mathematician
Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "The father of information theory". Wikipedia
Raymond Smullyan
American Mathematician
Raymond Merrill Smullyan is an American mathematician, concert pianist, logician, Taoist philosopher, and magician. Wikipedia
James Joseph Sylvester
English Mathematician
James Joseph Sylvester FRS was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory and combinatorics. Wikipedia
Alan Turing
English Mathematician
Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS , was a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. Wikipedia
Andre Weil
French Mathematician
André Weil was an influential French mathematician of the 20th century, renowned for the breadth and quality of his research output, its influence on future work, and the elegance of his exposition. Wikipedia
Hermann Weyl
German Mathematician
Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl, ForMemRS was a German mathematician, theoretical physicist and philosopher. Wikipedia
Alfred North Whitehead
English Mathematician
Alfred North Whitehead, OM FRS was an English-American mathematician and philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, theology, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education. Wikipedia
Norbert Wiener
American Mathematician
Norbert Wiener was an American mathematician. He was Professor of Mathematics at MIT. Wikipedia
Andrew Wiles
English Mathematician
Sir Andrew John Wiles, KBE, FRS is a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at Oxford University, specializing in number theory. He is most famous for proving Fermat's Last Theorem. Wikipedia
Edward Witten
American Mathematician
Edward Witten is an American theoretical physicist with a focus on mathematical physics who is a professor of mathematical physics at the Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton, New Jersey. Wikipedia