Find out more about the greatest 19th Century American Mathematicians, including Charles Sanders Peirce, Alfred North Whitehead, Norbert Wiener, Josiah Willard Gibbs and Nathaniel Bowditch.
Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
15 February 1861
Mathematician, Philosopher
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
26 November 1894
Father of Cybernetics

John Hasbrouck Van VleckJohn Hasbrouck Van Vleck
13 March 1899
Physicist, Mathematician

Edwin Powell HubbleEdwin Powell Hubble
20 November 1889
Astronomer & Mathematician

Josiah Willard GibbsJosiah Willard Gibbs
11 February 1839
Scientist

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
09 April 1865
Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Engineer,
Percival LowellPercival Lowell
13 March 1855
Astronomer, Mathematician

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
07 February 1889
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Simon NewcombSimon Newcomb
12 March 1835
Astronomer, Mathematician, Economist, Novelist,
Nathaniel BowditchNathaniel Bowditch
26 March 1773
Mathematician, Astronomer, Actuary, Physicist,

Edward KasnerEdward Kasner
 
Solomon LefschetzSolomon Lefschetz
03 September 1884
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Orson PrattOrson Pratt
 

George David BirkhoffGeorge David Birkhoff
21 March 1884
Mathematician

Oswald VeblenOswald Veblen
24 June 1880
Mathematician

Warren WeaverWarren Weaver
17 June 1894
mathematician, university teacher, computer
Richard C. TolmanRichard C. Tolman
04 March 1881
Physicist

Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell
07 February 1883
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Novelist,

Benjamin PeirceBenjamin Peirce
04 April 1809
Mathematician

Florian CajoriFlorian Cajori
 
Agnes Meyer DriscollAgnes Meyer Driscoll
24 July 1889
Cryptologist

Salomon BochnerSalomon Bochner
20 August 1899
Mathematician
Jesse DouglasJesse Douglas
03 July 1897
Mathematician

Christine Ladd-FranklinChristine Ladd-Franklin
 

Max DehnMax Dehn
 
Edwin Bidwell WilsonEdwin Bidwell Wilson
25 April 1879
Mathematician

Leonard Eugene DicksonLeonard Eugene Dickson
 
George William HillGeorge William Hill
03 March 1838
Astronomer

Frank Nelson ColeFrank Nelson Cole
 

Henry Seely WhiteHenry Seely White
20 May 1861
Mathematician
Francis Robbins UptonFrancis Robbins Upton
 

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Maxime BôcherMaxime Bôcher
28 August 1867
Mathematician
Hubert Anson NewtonHubert Anson Newton
 

Robert AdrainRobert Adrain
30 September 1775
Mathematician

Carl Georg BarthCarl Georg Barth
 

Max MasonMax Mason
26 October 1877
Mathematician
Gilbert Ames BlissGilbert Ames Bliss
09 May 1876
Mathematician
Julian CoolidgeJulian Coolidge
28 September 1873
Mathematician

Kelly MillerKelly Miller
18 July 1863
American mathematician

Helen Almira ShaferHelen Almira Shafer
23 September 1839
Mathematician

James W. Alexander IIJames W. Alexander II
19 September 1888
Mathematician