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

Edwin Powell HubbleEdwin Powell Hubble
20 November 1889
Astronomer & Mathematician

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
26 November 1894
Mathematician, Autobiographer, University teacher,

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,

Nathaniel BowditchNathaniel Bowditch
26 March 1773
Mathematician, Astronomer, Actuary, Physicist,
Solomon LefschetzSolomon Lefschetz
03 September 1884
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Warren WeaverWarren Weaver
17 June 1894
mathematician, university teacher, computer
Frank Nelson ColeFrank Nelson Cole
 

Orson PrattOrson Pratt
 

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

Benjamin PeirceBenjamin Peirce
04 April 1809
Mathematician
Florian CajoriFlorian Cajori
 

Christine Ladd-FranklinChristine Ladd-Franklin
 

Henry Seely WhiteHenry Seely White
 
Max DehnMax Dehn
 

Leonard Eugene DicksonLeonard Eugene Dickson
 
Edwin Bidwell WilsonEdwin Bidwell Wilson
 

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