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

Simon NewcombSimon Newcomb
12 March 1835
Astronomer, Mathematician, Economist, Novelist,

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

Solomon LefschetzSolomon Lefschetz
03 September 1884
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher
George David BirkhoffGeorge David Birkhoff
21 March 1884
Mathematician

Nathaniel BowditchNathaniel Bowditch
26 March 1773
Mathematician, Astronomer, Actuary, Physicist,
Oswald VeblenOswald Veblen
24 June 1880
Mathematician

Frank Nelson ColeFrank Nelson Cole
 

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

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

Edward KasnerEdward Kasner
 

Benjamin PeirceBenjamin Peirce
04 April 1809
Mathematician
Jesse DouglasJesse Douglas
03 July 1897
Mathematician

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

Salomon BochnerSalomon Bochner
20 August 1899
Mathematician

Christine Ladd-FranklinChristine Ladd-Franklin
 

Henry Seely WhiteHenry Seely White
 
Max DehnMax Dehn
 
Leonard Eugene DicksonLeonard Eugene Dickson
 

Edwin Bidwell WilsonEdwin Bidwell Wilson
25 April 1879
Mathematician

Maxime BôcherMaxime Bôcher
 

Hubert Anson NewtonHubert Anson Newton
 
Francis Robbins UptonFrancis Robbins Upton
 

Robert AdrainRobert Adrain
30 September 1775
Mathematician

Carl Georg BarthCarl Georg Barth
 

Kelly MillerKelly Miller
18 July 1863
American mathematician