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Jan Karel Lenstra
Jan Karel Lenstra (born 19 December 1947, in Zaandam) is a Dutch mathematician and operations researcher, known for his work on scheduling algorithms, local search, and the travelling salesman problem...
David van Dantzig
David van Dantzig (September 23, 1900 – July 22, 1959, Amsterdam) was a Dutch mathematician, well known for the construction in topology of the dyadic solenoid.
Born in Amsterdam in 1900, Van Dant...
Alfred van der Poorten
Alfred Jacobus (Alf) van der Poorten (16 May 1942 – 9 October 2010) was a Dutch-Australian number theorist, for many years on the mathematics faculties of the University of New South Wales and Macquar...
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Rehuel Lobatto
Rehuel Lobatto (June 6, 1797 – February 9, 1866) was a Dutch mathematician. Lobatto was born in Amsterdam to a Portuguese Marrano family. As a schoolboy Lobatto already displayed remarkable tale...
Floris Takens
Floris Takens (November 12, 1940 – June 20, 2010) was a Dutch mathematician known for contributions to the theory of chaotic dynamical systems.Together with David Ruelle, he predicted that fluid turbu...
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Hans Freudenthal
Hans Freudenthal (17 September 1905 – 13 October 1990) was a Dutch mathematician. He made substantial contributions to algebraic topology and also took an interest in literature, philosophy, history ...
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Jan Brinkhuis
Jan Brinkhuis (born 1952) is a Dutch mathematician, and Associate Professor of Finance and Mathematical Methods and Techniques at the Econometric Institute of Erasmus University Rotterdam, specialized...
Volkert Simon Maarten van der Willigen
Volkert Simon Maarten van der Willigen (Rockanje, 9 May 1822 – Haarlem, 19 February 1878), sometimes referred to as Volcardus Simon Martinus van der Willigen, was a Dutch mathematician, physicist and ...
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Julius Wolff (mathematician)
Julius Wolff (18 April 1882 in Nijmegen – 8 February 1945 in Bergen-Belsen) was a Dutch mathematician, known for the Denjoy–Wolff theorem and for his boundary version of the Schwarz lemma.Wolff ...
Jan Arnoldus Schouten
Jan Arnoldus Schouten (28 August 1883 – 20 January 1971) was a Dutch mathematician and Professor at the Delft University of Technology. He was an important contributor to the development of tens...
Tatyana Pavlovna Ehrenfest
Tatyana Pavlovna Ehrenfest, later van Aardenne-Ehrenfest, (Vienna, October 28, 1905 – Dordrecht, November 29, 1984) was a Dutch mathematician. She was the daughter of Paul Ehrenfest (1880–1933) and Ta...
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Adriaen Anthonisz
Adriaen Anthonisz or Adriaen Anthonisz of Alcmaer (Alkmaar, 1541 – Alkmaar, 1620) was a mathematician, mayor of Alkmaar (1573) and military engineer. He is also regarded as one of the first military e...
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René Schoof
René Schoof (born 8 May 1955, Den Helder) is a mathematician from the Netherlands who works in Algebraic Number Theory, Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Computational Number Theory and Coding Theory.He ...
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Hendrik van Heuraet
Hendrik van Heuraet (1633, Haarlem - 1660?, Leiden) was a Dutch mathematician. He was noted as one of the founders of the integral. From [1653 he studied at Leiden University where he interacted with...
Jaap Wessels
Daniel Santbech
Daniel Santbech (fl. 1561) was a Dutch mathematician and astronomer. He adopted the Latinized name of Noviomagus, possibly suggesting that he came from the town of Nijmegen, called Ulpia Noviomagus Ba...
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Adriaan Adriaanszoon
Adriaan Adriaanszoon, called Metius, (9 December 1571 – 6 September 1635), was a Dutch geometer and astronomer. He was born in Alkmaar. The name Metius comes from the Dutch word meten ("measuring"),...
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Jan Hogendijk
Albert Girard
Albert Girard (1595, Saint-Mihiel, France − 8 December 1632, Leiden) was a French-born mathematician. He studied at the University of Leiden. He "had early thoughts on the fundamental theorem of algeb...
E. L. Elte
Emanuel Lodewijk Elte (16 March 1881, Amsterdam – 9 April 1943, Sobibór) was a Dutch mathematician. He is noted for discovering and classifying semiregular polytopes in dimensions four and higher.Elte...
Gemma Frisius
Gemma Frisius (born Jemme Reinerszoon) (December 9, 1508 – May 25, 1555), was a physician, mathematician, cartographer, philosopher, and instrument maker. He created important globes, improved t...
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Max Euwe
Machgielis "Max" Euwe, PhD ([ˈøːwə]; May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, and author. He was the fifth player to become World Chess Champion (1935–37). ...
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Evert Willem Beth
Evert Willem Beth (7 July 1908 – 12 April 1964) was a Dutch philosopher and logician, whose work principally concerned the foundations of mathematics.
Beth was born in Almelo, a small town i...
Jan de Leeuw
Jan de Leeuw (born December 19, 1945) is a Dutch statistician, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Founding Chair of the Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Ange...
Johan Teyler
Johannes or Johan Teyler (23 May 1648 – c.1709) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, engraver, mathematics teacher, and inventor of the color print.
Teyler was born at Nijmegen. His father was W...
Thomas Joannes Stieltjes
Thomas Joannes Stieltjes ([ˈstiltʃəs], 29 December 1856 – 31 December 1894) was a Dutch mathematician. He was born in Zwolle and died in Toulouse, France. He was a pioneer in the field of moment probl...
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Bernard Nieuwentyt
Bernard Nieuwentijt, Nieuwentijdt, or Nieuwentyt (10 August 1654, West-Graftdijk, North Holland – 30 May 1718, Purmerend) was a Dutch philosopher, mathematician, physician, magistrate, mayor (of...
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