Wu (surname)
Wu is the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname 吳 (Traditional Chinese), 吴 (Simplified Chinese), which is the tenth most common surname in Mainland China. Wu(吳) is the sixth name listed in th...
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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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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 ...
Paul Stäckel
Paul Gustav Samuel Stäckel (20 August 1862, Berlin – 12 December 1919, Heidelberg) was a German mathematician, active in the areas of differential geometry, number theory, and non-Euclidean geometry. ...
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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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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...
Gaston Milhaud
Gaston Milhaud (10 August 1858, Nîmes – 1 October 1918) was a French philosopher and historian of science.Gaston Milhaud studied mathematics with Gaston Darboux at the École Normale Supérieure. In 188...
Asger Aaboe
Asger Hartvig Aaboe (April 26, 1922 – January 19, 2007) was a historian of the exact sciences and mathematician who is known for his contributions to the history of ancient Babylonian astronomy. He s...
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 ...
Florian Cajori
Florian Cajori (February 28, 1859 – August 14 or 15, 1930) was a Swiss-American historian of mathematics.
Florian Cajori immigrated to the United States at the age of sixteen. He received bot...
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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...
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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Salvatore Pincherle
Salvatore Pincherle (March 11, 1853 — July 10, 1936) was an Italian mathematician. He contributed significantly to (and arguably helped to found) the field of functional analysis, established th...
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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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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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Eleanor Robson
Eleanor Robson is a Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History at the Department of History, University College London, chair of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq and a Quondam Fellow of All ...
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Prabodh Chandra Sengupta
Prabodh Chandra Sengupta (1876–1962) was a historian of astronomy in ancient India. He was a Professor of Mathematics in Bethune College Calcutta and a lecturer in Indian Astronomy and Mathematics at ...
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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