Welsh mathematicians
Several mathematicians who have made contributions to the development of mathematics have hailed from the principality of Wales.
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Michael Barnsley
Michael Fielding Barnsley, born in 1946, is a British mathematician, researcher and an entrepreneur who has worked on fractal compression; he holds several patents on the technology. He received his P...
Arthur Harold Stone
Arthur Harold Stone (30 September 1916 – 6 August 2000) was a British mathematician born in London, who worked mostly in topology. His wife was American mathematician Dorothy Maharam. His first...
James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
Horace Lamb
Sir Horace Lamb FRS (/læm/; 27 November 1849 – 4 December 1934) was an English applied mathematician and author of several influential texts on classical physics, among them Hydrodynamics (1895) and D...
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John Nelder
John Ashworth Nelder FRS (8 October 1924 – 7 August 2010) was a British statistician known for his contributions to experimental design, analysis of variance, computational statistics, and statistical...
Imre Leader
Imre Bennett Leader is a British mathematician and Othello player. He is Professor of Pure Mathematics, specifically combinatorics, at the University of Cambridge.He was educated at St Paul's School a...
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David Drysdale (mathematician)
David Drysdale (Dunfermline, 28 December 1877 – Edinburgh, 1946 ) was a Scottish mathematician.
Frank P. Ramsey
Frank Plumpton Ramsey (22 February 1903 – 19 January 1930) was a precocious British philosopher, mathematician and economist who died at the age of 26. He was a close friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein and...
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Jenifer Haselgrove
Jenifer Haselgrove (later Jenifer Leech) (3 August 1930 - 13 March 2015) was a British physicist and computer scientist. She is most noted for her formulation of ray tracing equations in a cold magnet...
Graham Higman
Graham Higman FRS (19 January 1917 – 8 April 2008) was a leading British mathematician. He is known for his contributions to group theory.Higman was born in Louth, Lincolnshire and attended Sutt...
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Malcolm J. Williamson
Malcolm John Williamson is a British mathematician and cryptographer. In 1974 he developed what is now known as Diffie–Hellman key exchange. He was then working at GCHQ and was therefore unable to pub...
John Wilson (mathematician)
John Wilson (6 August 1741, Applethwaite, Westmorland – 18 October 1793, Kendal, Westmorland) was an English mathematician. Wilson's theorem is named after him.Wilson attended school in Stavele...
Margaret Meyer
Margaret Theodora Meyer (September 1862 – 27 January 1924), also known as Maud Meyer was a British mathematician. She was one of the first directors of studies in mathematics, and one of the earliest ...
Richard K. Guy
Richard Kenneth Guy (born 30 September 1916 in Nuneaton, England) is a British mathematician, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Calgary.He is best known for co-...
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John Pollard (mathematician)
John M. Pollard (born 1941) is a British mathematician who has invented algorithms for the factorization of large numbers and for the calculation of discrete logarithms.His factorization algorithms in...
Keith Devlin
Keith J. Devlin is a British mathematician and popular science writer. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States. He has dual American-British citizenship.
Devlin earned a BSc (Special) in Math...
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