18th Century Mathematicians
Find out more about the greatest 18th Century Mathematicians, including Charles Babbage, Leonhard Euler, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Pierre-Simon Laplace and Daniel Bernoulli.
Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler

15 April 1707

Swiss,Russian

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage

26 December 1791

British

Pierre-Simon LaplacePierre-Simon Laplace

23 March 1749

French

Daniel BernoulliDaniel Bernoulli

08 February 1700

Swiss

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier

21 March 1768

French

Edmond HalleyEdmond Halley

08 November 1656

British

Sophie GermainSophie Germain

01 April 1776

French

Georg OhmGeorg Ohm

16 March 1789

German

Marquis de CondorcetMarquis de Condorcet

17 September 1743

French

Augustin-Louis CauchyAugustin-Louis Cauchy

21 August 1789

French

Anders CelsiusAnders Celsius

27 November 1701

Swedish

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Adrien-Marie LegendreAdrien-Marie Legendre

18 September 1752

French

Giovanni Domenico CassiniGiovanni Domenico Cassini

08 June 1625

Italian

Maria Gaetana AgnesiMaria Gaetana Agnesi

16 May 1718

Italian

Joseph Louis LagrangeJoseph Louis Lagrange

25 January 1736

French,Italian

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss

30 April 1777

German

Johann Heinrich LambertJohann Heinrich Lambert

26 August 1728

Swiss,German,French

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Andre Marie AmpereAndre Marie Ampere

20 January 1775

French

William HopkinsWilliam Hopkins

02 February 1793

British

Jean Le Rond d’AlembertJean Le Rond d’Alembert

16 November 1717

French

Gottfried W. LeibnizGottfried W. Leibniz

01 July 1646

German

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss

30 April 1777

German

Joseph-Louis LagrangeJoseph-Louis Lagrange

25 January 1736

French,Italian

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Thomas BayesThomas Bayes

1702 AD

British

Nicolas Léonard Sadi CarnotNicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot

01 June 1796

French

Jacques CharlesJacques Charles

12 November 1746

French

Mary SomervilleMary Somerville

26 December 1780

British,Scottish

Siméon Denis PoissonSiméon Denis Poisson

21 June 1781

French

Abraham de MoivreAbraham de Moivre

26 May 1667

French

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William WhewellWilliam Whewell

24 May 1794

British

François AragoFrançois Arago

26 February 1786

Spanish,French

Colin MaclaurinColin Maclaurin

01 February 1698

British,Scottish

David BrewsterDavid Brewster

11 December 1781

British,Scottish

Brook TaylorBrook Taylor

18 August 1685

British

Lazare CarnotLazare Carnot

13 May 1753

French

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William PlayfairWilliam Playfair

22 September 1759

British

Friedrich BesselFriedrich Bessel

22 July 1784

German

Nathaniel BowditchNathaniel Bowditch

26 March 1773

American

Gaspard MongeGaspard Monge

09 May 1746

French

Thomas ChalmersThomas Chalmers

17 March 1780

British

Jean Sylvain BaillyJean Sylvain Bailly

15 September 1736

French

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John ArbuthnotJohn Arbuthnot

British

Pierre Louis MaupertuisPierre Louis Maupertuis

17 July 1698

French

Jean-Baptiste BiotJean-Baptiste Biot

21 April 1774

French

Dugald StewartDugald Stewart

British,Scottish

Gabriel CramerGabriel Cramer

31 July 1704

Swiss

Jean Léonard Marie PoiseuilleJean Léonard Marie Poiseuille

22 April 1797

French

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Alexis ClairautAlexis Clairaut

French

Giuseppe PiazziGiuseppe Piazzi

16 July 1746

Italian

John PlayfairJohn Playfair

British

Charles Marie de La CondamineCharles Marie de La Condamine

French

Pierre BouguerPierre Bouguer

French

Michel RolleMichel Rolle

French

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Jean-Robert ArgandJean-Robert Argand

French

Jean-Charles de BordaJean-Charles de Borda

French

Alexandre-Théophile VandermondeAlexandre-Théophile Vandermonde

French

Jean Baptiste Joseph DelambreJean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

French

Alexander WilsonAlexander Wilson

1714 AD

British,Scottish

William JonesWilliam Jones

British

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Joseph SauveurJoseph Sauveur

French

John KeillJohn Keill

01 December 1671

British,Scottish

Gaspard de PronyGaspard de Prony

French

Robert SimsonRobert Simson

British

William WalesWilliam Wales

British

Patrick KellyPatrick Kelly

British

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Émilie du ChâteletÉmilie du Châtelet

French