# Mathematics

G. H. Hardy

7 February 1877 - 1 December 1947

Mathematicians

Vladimir Steklov

9 January 1864 - 30 May 1926

Russian mathematician and physicist

Hugo Steinhaus

January 14, 1887 - February 25, 1972

Polish mathematician

Jacob Bernoulli

27 December 1654 - 16 August 2011

Swiss cleric and mathematician

Wilhelm Ackermann

March 29, 1896 - December 24, 1962

German mathematician best known for the Ackermann function

René Thom

September 2, 1923 - October 25, 2002

Mathematician

Alfred Tarski

January 14, 1901 - October 26, 1983

Polish mathematician

Raymond Smullyan

May 25, 1919 -

American mathematician, logician, philosopher, and magician

Sophus Lie

17 December 1842 - 18 February 1899

Norwegian mathematician

Henri Poincaré

29 April 1854 - 17 July 1912

Mathematician and physicist

Daniel Bernoulli

8 February 1700 - 8 March 1782

Swiss mathematician and physicist

Eratosthenes

276 BC - 194 BC

Greek mathematician, poet, athlete, geographer and astronomer

François Arago

26 February 1786 - 2 October 1853

French mathematician, physicist, astronomer and politician

Haskell Curry

September 12, 1900 - September 1, 1982

American mathematician

Émile Picard

24 July 1856 - 11 December 1941

French mathematician

Felix Klein

April 25, 1849 - June 22, 1925

Mathematician

Imre Lakatos

November 9, 1922 - February 2, 1974

Hungarian mathematician, philosopher

Vernor Vinge

1944 -

Mathematician, computer scientist and science fiction author

Seymour Cray

September 28, 1925 - October 5, 1996

Applied mathematician, computer scientist, and electrical engineer

Martin Gardner

October 21, 1914 - May 22, 2010

American recreational mathematician, magician, skeptic, and magazine columnist

Max Newman

7 February 1897 - 22 February 1984

Mathematicians

Fibonacci

c. 1170 - c. 1250

Italian mathematician and writer

Kurt Gödel

28 April 1906 - 14 January 1978

logician, mathematician, and philosopher of mathematics

John Napier

1550 - 4 April 1617

Scottish mathematician, physicist, astronomer and 8th Laird of Merchistoun

Isaac Newton

4 January 1643 Gregorian calendar - 31 March 1727 Gregorian calendar

English mathematician, physicist, and astronomer

Gerolamo Cardano

24 September 1501 - 21 September 1576

Italian Renaissance mathematician, physician, astrologer and gambler

George Pólya

December 13, 1887 - September 7, 1985

Hungarian-American mathematician

Gregory Chaitin

15 November 1947 -

Argentinian mathematician and computer scientist

Georg Cantor

3 March 1845 - 6 January 1918

Mathematician who originated set theory.