History of mathematics
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Historians of mathematics
Ubiratàn D'Ambrosio
Ubiratan D'Ambrosio (born December 8, 1932 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian mathematics educator and historian of mathematics.
D'Ambrosio earned his doctorate from the University of São Paulo, Brazil ...
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 ...
Øystein Ore
Oystein Ore (7 October 1899 – 13 August 1968) was a Norwegian mathematician.
Ore graduated from the University of Oslo in 1922, with a Cand.Scient. degree in mathematics. In 1924, the Univer...
Charles Méray
Hugues Charles Robert Méray (November 12, 1835, Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire - February 2, 1911, Dijon) was a French mathematician. He is noted as the first to publish an arithmetical theory of ir...
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...
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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Louis-Pierre-Eugène Sédillot
Louis-Pierre-Eugène Amélie Sédillot (born in Paris June 23, 1808; died 1875), was a French orientalist and historian of science and mathematics.
His father, Jean Jacques Emmanuel Sédillot, orienta...
Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko
Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko (Russian: Бори́с Влади́мирович Гнеде́нко; January 1, 1912 – December 27, 1995) was a Soviet mathematician and a student of Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov. He was born...
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...
George Thibaut
George Frederick William Thibaut (March 20, 1848 – 1914) was an Indologist notable for his contributions to the understanding of ancient Indian mathematics and astronomy.
Thibaut was born in Germa...
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 ...
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...
Mathematics Genealogy Project
The Mathematics Genealogy Project is a web-based database for the academic genealogy of mathematicians. By October, 2014, it contained information on over 183,000 mathematical scientists who contribut...
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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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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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...
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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James R. Newman
James Roy Newman (1907–1966) was an American mathematician and mathematical historian. He was also a lawyer, practicing in the state of New York from 1929 to 1941. During and after World War II, he he...
Wilbur Knorr
Wilbur Richard Knorr (August 29, 1945 – March 18, 1997) was an American historian of mathematics and a professor in the departments of philosophy and classics at Stanford University. He has been calle...
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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Otto E. Neugebauer
Otto Eduard Neugebauer (May 26, 1899 – February 19, 1990) was an Austrian-American mathematician and historian of science who became known for his research on the history of astronomy and the ot...
Christoph Scriba
Christoph J. Scriba (October 6, 1929 – July 26, 2013) was a German historian of mathematics.
Scriba was born in Darmstadt and studied at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. He read James Grego...
Eli Maor
Eli Maor, an Israel-born historian of mathematics, is the author of several books about the history of mathematics. Eli Maor received his PhD at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He teach...