Find out more about the greatest 19th Century British Mathematicians, including George Boole, Ada Lovelace, James Clerk Maxwell, Bertrand Russell and Lewis Carroll.
Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace

10 December 1815

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell

18 May 1872

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll

27 January 1832

G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy

07 February 1877

George BooleGeorge Boole

02 November 1815

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead

15 February 1861

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington

28 December 1882

Ronald RossRonald Ross

13 May 1857

John VennJohn Venn

04 August 1834

Arthur CayleyArthur Cayley

16 August 1821

Lord KelvinLord Kelvin

26 June 1824

Edward Arthur MilneEdward Arthur Milne

14 February 1896

James Clerk MaxwellJames Clerk Maxwell

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher

17 February 1890

Karl PearsonKarl Pearson

27 March 1857

John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood

09 June 1885

Oliver HeavisideOliver Heaviside

18 May 1850

Mary SomervilleMary Somerville

26 December 1780

Charles WheatstoneCharles Wheatstone

06 February 1802

George Biddell AiryGeorge Biddell Airy

27 July 1801

Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston

01 December 1881

George DarwinGeorge Darwin

09 July 1845

Arthur SchusterArthur Schuster

James Joseph SylvesterJames Joseph Sylvester

03 September 1814

Lewis Fry RichardsonLewis Fry Richardson

11 October 1881

Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
William Lawrence BraggWilliam Lawrence Bragg

31 March 1890

John Couch AdamsJohn Couch Adams

05 June 1819

Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth

08 February 1845

Charles Howard HintonCharles Howard Hinton

1853 AD

Dugald StewartDugald Stewart

Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell

07 February 1883

G. I. TaylorG. I. Taylor

07 March 1886

John PlayfairJohn Playfair
Mary Everest BooleMary Everest Boole

1832 AD

G. S. CarrG. S. Carr

Udny YuleUdny Yule

Alexander John EllisAlexander John Ellis

14 June 1814

George SalmonGeorge Salmon

John ColensoJohn Colenso
William MooreWilliam Moore

Henry John Stephen SmithHenry John Stephen Smith

James MacCullaghJames MacCullagh

Patrick KellyPatrick Kelly
James MercerJames Mercer

William EmersonWilliam Emerson

14 May 1701