Galileo Galilei

15 February 1564, Italian

Astronomer

René Déscartes

31 March 1596, French

Mathematician, Philosopher and Writer

Blaise Pascal

19 June 1623, French

French Mathematician, Physicist, Inventor, Writer

Johannes Kepler

27 December 1571, German

Astronomer, Mathematician & Astrologer

Gottfried W. Leibniz

01 July 1646, German

Philosopher, Mathematician

John Dee

13 July 1527, British

Mathematician, Philosopher

Christiaan Huygens

14 April 1629, Dutch

Mathematician

Pierre de Fermat

17 August 1601, French

Lawyer

Edmond Halley

08 November 1656, British

Astronomer

Johann Bernoulli

06 August 1667, Swiss

Mathematician

Jacob Bernoulli

27 December 1654, Swiss

Mathematician

Evangelista Torricelli

15 October 1608, Italian

Physicist

Giovanni Domenico Cassini

08 June 1625, French, Italian

Astronomer and Mathematician

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

01 July 1646, German

Philosopher

Johan de Witt

24 September 1625

Mathematician, Politician

Juana Inés de la Cruz

12 November 1651, Mexican

Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,

Jakob Bernoulli

01 January 1655, Swiss

Mathematician

Brook Taylor

18 August 1685, British

Mathematician

Colin Maclaurin

01 February 1698, British, Scottish

Edinburgh

Abraham de Moivre

26 May 1667, French

Mathematician, Statistician

Robert Fludd

17 January 1574, British

Physician

William Whiston

09 December 1667, British

Mathematician, Physicist, Historian, University

John Wallis

23 November 1616, British

mathematician, philosopher, musicologist,

Isaac Barrow

30 September 1630, British

Mathematician

William Petty

26 May 1623, British

Economist

Marin Mersenne

08 September 1588, French

Philosopher, Theologian, Mathematician,

Pierre Gassendi

22 January 1592, French

Philosopher, Mathematician, Astronomer, Professor,

Nicolas Fatio de Duillier

16 February 1664, Swiss

astronomer, mathematician

Ferdinand Verbiest

09 October 1623, Belgian

Missionary

Pierre Vernier

19 August 1580, French

Mathematician

James Gregory

31 October 1638, Scottish

mathematician, astronomer, inventor,university

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Seki Takakazu

1642 AD, Japanese

Mathematician

Henry Briggs

01 February 1561, British

Mathematician

Antoine Arnauld

06 February 1612, French

Philosopher

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli

28 January 1608, Italian

Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Historian of

Pieter van Musschenbroek

14 March 1692, Dutch

Scientist

Edmund Gunter

1581 AD, British

Mathematician

Thomas Bartholin

20 October 1616, Danish

Physician

Guarino Guarini

17 January 1624, Italian

Architect

Girard Desargues

21 February 1591, French

Mathematician

Gilles de Roberval

09 August 1602, French

Mathematician

John Machin

1686 AD, British

Mathematician

John Hadley

16 April 1682, British

Mathematician

Theophan Prokopovich

18 June 1681, Ukrainian, Russian

Theologian

Thomas Brattle

20 June 1658, American

Merchant

John Greaves

1602 AD, British

Mathematician, astronomer, and antiquary

Giovanni Ceva

07 December 1647, Italian

Mathematician

Minggantu

1692 AD, Chinese, Mongolian

Astronomer

Bernard Forest de Belidor

1698 AD, Spanish, French

Engineer

Georg Stiernhielm

07 August 1598, Swedish

Civil servant

Diego de Torres Villarroel

17 June 1693, Spanish

Writer

Johannes Hudde

23 April 1628, Dutch

Mathematician

John Bainbridge

1582 AD, British

Astronomer

Takebe Kenkō

1664 AD, Japanese

Mathematician

Georg Bernhard Bilfinger

23 January 1693, German

Philosopher

Tommaso Ceva

20 December 1648, Italian

Mathematician

Domenico Guglielmini

27 September 1655, Italian

Mathematician

Mei Juecheng

19 May 1681, Chinese

Politician

Mei Wending

1633 AD, Chinese

Writer

Zhi zao Li

1565 AD, Chinese

Mathematician