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Ettore Bortolotti
Ettore Bortolotti (March 6, 1866 – February 17, 1947) was an Italian mathematician.
Bortolotti was born in Bologna. He studied mathematics under Salvatore Pincherle and Cesare Arzelà in Bologna. H...
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Abraham Gotthelf Kästner
Abraham Gotthelf Kästner (27 September 1719 – 20 June 1800) was a German mathematician and epigrammatist.He was known in his professional life for writing textbooks and compiling encycloped...
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Ioan James
Ioan Mackenzie James FRS (born 23 May 1928) is a British mathematician working in the field of topology particularly in homotopy theory. James was born in Croydon, Surrey, England, and was educated at...
Amir Aczel
Amir D. Aczel (born November 6, 1950) is a lecturer in mathematics and the history of mathematics and science, and an author of popular books on mathematics and science.
Amir D. Aczel was born in ...
Anders Hald
Anders Hald (3 July 1913 – 11 November 2007) was a Danish statistician who made contributions to the history of statistics. He was a professor at the University of Copenhagen from 1960 to 1982.
Donald A. Gillies
Donald A. Gillies is a British philosopher and historian of science and mathematics. He is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at University College, London.
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Julio Rey Pastor
Julio Rey Pastor (14 August 1888 – 21 February 1962) was a Spanish mathematician and historian of science.Julio Rey Pastor studied high school in his hometown, and began his studies in Sciences in Vit...
Dirk van Dalen
Dirk van Dalen (born 20 December 1932, Amsterdam) is a Dutch mathematician and historian of science.Van Dalen studied mathematics and physics and astronomy at the University of Amsterdam. Inspired by ...
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Federigo Enriques
Federigo Enriques (5 January 1871 – 14 June 1946) was an Italian mathematician, now known principally as the first to give a classification of algebraic surfaces in birational geometry, and other cont...
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Solomon Feferman
Solomon Feferman (born December 13, 1928) is an American philosopher and mathematician with works in mathematical logic.He was born in New York City, New York, and received his Ph.D. in 1957 from the...
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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Gaetano Fichera
Gaetano Fichera (8 February 1922 – 1 June 1996) was an Italian mathematician, working in mathematical analysis, linear elasticity, partial differential equations and several complex variables. He was ...
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K. V. Sarma
K. V. (Venkateswara) Sarma (1919–2005) was an Indian historian of science, particularly the astronomy and mathematics of the Kerala school.His doctoral thesis was at the Panjab University in 1977.He w...
Stephen Stigler
Stephen Mack Stigler (born August 10, 1941) is Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor at the Department of Statistics of the University of Chicago. He was born in Minneapolis. His resear...
David Fowler (mathematician)
David Herbert Fowler (/ˈfaʊlər/; April 28, 1937 – April 13, 2004) was a historian of Greek mathematics who published work on pre-Eudoxian ratio theory (using the process he called anthyphairesis). He ...
Abraham Seidenberg
Abraham Seidenberg (June 2, 1916 – May 3, 1988) was an American mathematician.
Seidenberg was born on June 2, 1916 in Washington D.C.. He graduated with a B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1...
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Kirsti Andersen
James Franklin (philosopher)
James Franklin (born in Sydney in 1953) is an Australian philosopher, mathematician and historian of ideas. He was educated at St. Joseph's College, Hunters Hill, New South Wales. His undergraduate wo...
Guido Zappa
Guido Zappa (7 December 1915 – 17 March 2015) was an Italian mathematician and a noted group theorist: his other main research interests were geometry and also the history of mathematics. Zappa ...
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David E. Rowe
David E. Rowe (born 11 August 1950) studied mathematics and the history of science at the University of Oklahoma, and took a second doctorate in history at the Graduate Center of the City University o...
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Ferdinand Rudio
Ferdinand Rudio (born August 2, 1856 in Wiesbaden, died June 21, 1929 in Zurich) was a German and Swiss mathematician and historian of mathematics.
Rudio's father and maternal grandfather were bot...
Eudemus of Rhodes
Eudemus of Rhodes (Greek: Εὔδημος) was an ancient Greek philosopher, and first historian of science who lived from c. 370 BC until c. 300 BC. He was one of Aristotle's most important pupils, editing h...
Isaac Todhunter
Isaac Todhunter FRS (23 November 1820 – 1 March 1884), was an English mathematician who is best known today for the books he wrote on mathematics and its history.
The son of George Todhunter,...
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Ruan Yuan
Ruan Yuan (Chinese: 阮元; 1764–1849) was a scholar official of the Qing Dynasty in Imperial China. He won the jinshi degree in the imperial examinations in 1789 and was subsequently appointed to th...
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Hans Wussing
Hans-Ludwig Wußing (October 15, 1927 in Waldheim – April 26, 2011 in Leipzig) was a German historian of mathematics and science.
Wussing graduated from high school, and from 1947 to 52 studi...
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Bartel Leendert van der Waerden
Bartel Leendert van der Waerden ([vɑn dər ˈʋaːrdə(n)]; February 2, 1903 – January 12, 1996) was a Dutch mathematician and historian of mathematics.
Van der Waerden learned advanced mathematics at ...
Andreas Speiser
Andreas Speiser (June 10, 1885 – October 12, 1970) was a Swiss Mathematician and Philosopher of Science.
Speiser studied since 1904 in Göttingen notably with David Hilbert, Felix Klein, Hermann Mi...
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Karin Reich
André Weil
André Weil (/veɪ/; [ɑ̃dʁe vɛj]; 6 May 1906 – 6 August 1998) was an influential French mathematician of the 20th century, known for his foundational work in number theory and algebraic geometry. He was...
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Baldassarre Boncompagni
Prince Baldassarre Boncompagni-Ludovisi (10 May 1821 – 13 April 1894), was an Italian historian of mathematics and aristocrat.
Boncompagni was born in Rome, into an ancient noble and wealthy...
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