Discover the most famous 20th century mathematicians including Alexander Grothendieck, Andre Weil, Kurt Godel, Alan Turing, Hermann Weyl, John von Neumann and many more. This list of mathematicians born in 20th century includes people from USA, France, UK, India, France, Russia and many more countries.
Alan TuringAlan Turing
23 June 1912, British
Mathematician
John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Katherine JohnsonKatherine Johnson
26 August 1918, American
Mathematician

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann
28 December 1903, Hungarian, American
Mathematician

Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi
04 November 1929, Indian
Human Computer

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician
Paul DiracPaul Dirac
08 August 1902, British
Physicist

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28 April 1906, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
1938 AD, American
Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager

Alexander GrothendieckAlexander Grothendieck
28 March 1928, French
Mathematician
Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava
08 August 1974, American
Mathematician

Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
17 November 1902, American
Physicist & Mathematician
Lord KelvinLord Kelvin
26 June 1824, British
Mathematician, Physicist

Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind
06 October 1831, German
Mathematician

Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
19 January 1912, Russian, Russian
Economist
Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
14 February 1917, American
Mathematician

Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein
25 April 1849, German
Mathematician
Andre WeilAndre Weil
06 May 1906, French
Mathematician

Jonas KubiliusJonas Kubilius
27 July 1921, Lithuanian
Mathematician

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear

Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
10 January 1938, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Historian of
Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
08 August 1931, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Writer, Philosopher,

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30 April 1916, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer, Computer scientist,

Maryam MirzakhaniMaryam Mirzakhani
03 May 1977, Iranian
mathematician, topologist, university teacher

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
11 May 1930, Dutch
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,
Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles
11 April 1953, British, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
17 February 1890, British
Mathematician, Geneticist, Statistician

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram
29 August 1959, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,

Edward WittenEdward Witten
26 August 1951, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher,

David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, mathematician, university teacher
George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
08 November 1914, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician

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Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924, French, Polish, American
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

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

Shing-Tung YauShing-Tung Yau
04 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
25 June 1908, American
Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher
Cédric VillaniCédric Villani
05 October 1973, French
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
21 October 1914, American
Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary
Fred HoyleFred Hoyle
24 June 1915, British
Screenwriter, Astronomer, Writer, Physicist,

Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam
31 July 1926, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist
Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian
Mathematician

John LennoxJohn Lennox
07 November 1943, Irish, British
mathematician, philosopher of science, university

Akshay VenkateshAkshay Venkatesh
21 November 1981, Australian, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909, Polish, Ukrainian, American
Mathematician

Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church
14 June 1903, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,
Edgar F. CoddEdgar F. Codd
19 August 1923, British, American
Computer scientist, Mathematician, University

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp
14 August 1932, American
Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist
Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
11 October 1924, Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher

Peter ScholzePeter Scholze
11 December 1987, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
09 November 1885, German, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University

Daniel J. BernsteinDaniel J. Bernstein
29 October 1971, American
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Programmer,

Shiing-Shen ChernShiing-Shen Chern
26 October 1911, Chinese
Mathematician, University teacher
Jef RaskinJef Raskin
09 March 1943, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University

Fred BrooksFred Brooks
19 April 1931, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
05 June 1944, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Erik DemaineErik Demaine
28 February 1981, Canadian
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Eric W. WeissteinEric W. Weisstein
18 March 1969, American
Mathematician, Astronomer, Non-fiction writer

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,
Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
23 May 1917, American
Mathematician, Meteorologist, University teacher

Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,

Robert AxelrodRobert Axelrod
27 May 1943, American
Mathematician, Professor, Political scientist

John BackusJohn Backus
03 December 1924, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist
Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer
Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Mikhail Leonidovich GromovMikhail Leonidovich Gromov
23 December 1943, French
Mathematician, University teacher

Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent

Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky
20 January 1948, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Mathematician, Human rights
Narendra KarmarkarNarendra Karmarkar
1957 AD, American
Mathematician, Scientist

Frank P. RamseyFrank P. Ramsey
22 February 1903, British
Mathematician, Philosopher, Economist

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh
04 February 1921, Azerbaijani, American
Mathematician, Engineer, Professor, Scientist,

Mark AdlerMark Adler
03 April 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist

Allen NewellAllen Newell
19 March 1927, American
Psychologist, Computer scientist, Mathematician,
Stefan BanachStefan Banach
30 March 1892, Polish
Mathematician, University teacher

Alan SokalAlan Sokal
24 January 1955, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher
Peter ShorPeter Shor
14 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Stephen SmaleStephen Smale
15 July 1930, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Gerald Jay SussmanGerald Jay Sussman
08 February 1947, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Leonard AdlemanLeonard Adleman
31 December 1945, American
Computer scientist, Mathematician, Cryptographer,

Robert AumannRobert Aumann
08 June 1930, German, Israeli, American
Mathematician, Economist, Educationist, University
Haskell CurryHaskell Curry
12 September 1900, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

Arthur T. BenjaminArthur T. Benjamin
19 March 1961, American
Mathematician

Richard HammingRichard Hamming
11 February 1915, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Rudolf E. KálmánRudolf E. Kálmán
19 May 1930, American
Mathematician, Engineer, University teacher
John MilnorJohn Milnor
20 February 1931, American
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16 June 1888, Russian
Mathematician, Physicist
Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
25 May 1919, American
Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University

Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre
15 September 1926, French
Mathematician, Topologist, Professor
Persi DiaconisPersi Diaconis
31 January 1945, American
Mathematician, Statistician, Stage magician

S. R. Srinivasa VaradhanS. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
02 January 1940, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher
Steven StrogatzSteven Strogatz
13 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher