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

Katherine JohnsonKatherine Johnson

26 August 1918

American

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.

13 June 1928

American

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann

28 December 1903

Hungarian,American

Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi

04 November 1929

Indian

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons

1938 AD

American

Paul DiracPaul Dirac

08 August 1902

British

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel

28 April 1906

American

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer

09 April 1928

American

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava

08 August 1974

American

Alexander GrothendieckAlexander Grothendieck

28 March 1928

French

Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner

17 November 1902

American

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Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind

06 October 1831

German

Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich

19 January 1912

Russian,Russian

Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman

14 February 1917

American

Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein

25 April 1849

German

Andre WeilAndre Weil

06 May 1906

French

Jonas KubiliusJonas Kubilius

27 July 1921

Lithuanian

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Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah

22 April 1929

British

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose

08 August 1931

British

Mary, Crown Princess of DenmarkMary, Crown Princess of Denmark

05 February 1972

Australian,Danish

Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson

15 December 1923

British,American

Maryam MirzakhaniMaryam Mirzakhani

03 May 1977

Iranian

Donald KnuthDonald Knuth

10 January 1938

American

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Claude ShannonClaude Shannon

30 April 1916

American

George DantzigGeorge Dantzig

08 November 1914

American

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher

17 February 1890

British

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram

29 August 1959

British

Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles

11 April 1953

British,American

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra

11 May 1930

Dutch

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Edward WittenEdward Witten

26 August 1951

American

Mark AdlerMark Adler

03 April 1959

American

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot

20 November 1924

French,Polish,American

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky

09 August 1927

American

Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier

15 January 1963

American

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener

26 November 1894

American

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Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine

25 June 1908

American

Akshay VenkateshAkshay Venkatesh

21 November 1981

Australian,Indian

Fred HoyleFred Hoyle

24 June 1915

British

Shing-Tung YauShing-Tung Yau

04 April 1949

American

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov

25 April 1903

Russian

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway

26 December 1937

British

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Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam

31 July 1926

American

Cédric VillaniCédric Villani

05 October 1973

French

John LennoxJohn Lennox

07 November 1943

Irish,British

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport

07 February 1941

American

Peter ScholzePeter Scholze

11 December 1987

German

Martin GardnerMartin Gardner

21 October 1914

American

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Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam

13 April 1909

Polish,Ukrainian,American

Edgar F. CoddEdgar F. Codd

19 August 1923

British,American

Erik DemaineErik Demaine

28 February 1981

Canadian

Adi ShamirAdi Shamir

06 July 1952

Israeli

Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church

14 June 1903

American

Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp

14 August 1932

American

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David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski

1942 AD

American

Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz

23 May 1917

American

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl

09 November 1885

German,American

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski

14 January 1901

Polish,American

Jef RaskinJef Raskin

09 March 1943

American

Daniel J. BernsteinDaniel J. Bernstein

29 October 1971

American

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Frank P. RamseyFrank P. Ramsey

22 February 1903

British

Shiing-Shen ChernShiing-Shen Chern

26 October 1911

Chinese

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh

04 February 1921

Azerbaijani,American

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra

11 October 1924

Indian

Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy

26 August 1965

British

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie

05 June 1944

American

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Alan SokalAlan Sokal

24 January 1955

American

Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock

13 June 1934

American

René ThomRené Thom

02 September 1923

French

Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre

15 September 1926

French

Fred BrooksFred Brooks

19 April 1931

American

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert

29 February 1928

American,South African

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Ruth LawrenceRuth Lawrence

02 August 1971

British

John BackusJohn Backus

03 December 1924

American

Stefan BanachStefan Banach

30 March 1892

Polish

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski

18 January 1908

British

Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold

12 June 1937

Ukrainian,Russian

Klaus RothKlaus Roth

29 October 1925

British

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Peter ShorPeter Shor

14 August 1959

American

Arthur T. BenjaminArthur T. Benjamin

19 March 1961

American

Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky

20 January 1948

Israeli