Welsh mathematicians
Several mathematicians who have made contributions to the development of mathematics have hailed from the principality of Wales.
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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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Edward Wakeford
Edward Kingsley Wakeford (E. K. Wakeford; June 15, 1894 – July 26, 1916) was an English geometer.Born at Plymouth, England, the son of Edward W. Wakeford of Gibraltar, E. K. was educated at Clifton th...
Archibald Read Richardson
Archibald Read Richardson FRS (21 August 1881 – 4 November 1954) was a British mathematician known for his work in algebra.
Richardson collaborated with Dudley E. Littlewood on invariants an...
Conway Berners-Lee
Conway Berners-Lee (born 10 September 1921) is a British mathematician and computer scientist who worked in the team that developed the Ferranti Mark 1, the world's first commercial stored program ele...
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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...
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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James H. Wilkinson
James Hardy Wilkinson FRS (27 September 1919 – 5 October 1986) was a prominent figure in the field of numerical analysis, a field at the boundary of applied mathematics and computer science particular...
Harry Pitt
Sir Harry Raymond Pitt FRS (3 June 1914 – 8 October 2005) was a British mathematician.Harry Raymond Pitt was born in West Bromwich in 1914, the son of Harry and Harriet Pitt. He attended King Edward's...
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...
Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet
Sir George Gabriel Stokes, 1st Baronet, PRS (/stoʊks/; 13 August 1819 – 1 February 1903), was a mathematician, physicist, politician and theologian. Born in Ireland, Stokes spent all of his career at...
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