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

Lord KelvinLord Kelvin

26 June 1824

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Arthur CayleyArthur Cayley

16 August 1821

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

Oliver HeavisideOliver Heaviside

18 May 1850

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John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood

09 June 1885

Mary SomervilleMary Somerville

26 December 1780

Charles WheatstoneCharles Wheatstone

06 February 1802

Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston

01 December 1881

George DarwinGeorge Darwin

09 July 1845

George Biddell AiryGeorge Biddell Airy

27 July 1801

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James Joseph SylvesterJames Joseph Sylvester

03 September 1814

Lewis Fry RichardsonLewis Fry Richardson

11 October 1881

Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth

08 February 1845

John Couch AdamsJohn Couch Adams

05 June 1819

Dugald StewartDugald Stewart
Charles Howard HintonCharles Howard Hinton

1853 AD

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William Lawrence BraggWilliam Lawrence Bragg

31 March 1890

G. I. TaylorG. I. Taylor

07 March 1886

Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor

Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell

07 February 1883

John PlayfairJohn Playfair
Mary Everest BooleMary Everest Boole

1832 AD

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Alexander John EllisAlexander John Ellis

14 June 1814

Arthur SchusterArthur Schuster

Udny YuleUdny Yule

G. S. CarrG. S. Carr

George SalmonGeorge Salmon
John ColensoJohn Colenso

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Henry John Stephen SmithHenry John Stephen Smith
William MooreWilliam Moore

James MacCullaghJames MacCullagh

Patrick KellyPatrick Kelly

James MercerJames Mercer
William EmersonWilliam Emerson

14 May 1701