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.
Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi
04 November 1929, Indian
Human Computer
Alan TuringAlan Turing
23 June 1912, British
Mathematician

Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
22 December 1887, Indian
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
Paul DiracPaul Dirac
08 August 1902, British
Physicist

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
08 August 1931, British
Mathematician

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician
Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28 April 1906, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
10 January 1938, American
Computer Scientist
Paul ErdősPaul Erdős
26 March 1913, Hungarian
Mathematician

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
26 November 1894, American
Father of Cybernetics

Alexander GrothendieckAlexander Grothendieck
28 March 1928, French
Mathematician

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava
08 August 1974, American
Mathematician

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
1938 AD, American
Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager
Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
17 November 1902, American
Physicist & Mathematician

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician

Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind
06 October 1831, German
Mathematician

Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
19 January 1912, Russian, Russian
Economist
Lord KelvinLord Kelvin
26 June 1824, British
Mathematician, Physicist

Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
14 February 1917, American
Mathematician
Jonas KubiliusJonas Kubilius
27 July 1921, Lithuanian
Mathematician

Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein
25 April 1849, German
Mathematician

Andre WeilAndre Weil
06 May 1906, French
Mathematician
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Dorothy VaughanDorothy Vaughan
20 September 1910, American
Mathematician
Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear

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

Ronald GrahamRonald Graham
31 October 1935, American
Mathematician, Juggler, Computer scientist
John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Mathematician

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Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram
29 August 1959, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,
Edward WittenEdward Witten
26 August 1951, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher,

Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles
11 April 1953, British, American
Mathematician, University teacher

George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
08 November 1914, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924, French, Polish, American
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
Jacques HadamardJacques Hadamard
08 December 1865, French
Mathematician
John LennoxJohn Lennox
07 November 1943, Irish, British
mathematician, philosopher of science, university

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
25 June 1908, American
Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher

David GaleDavid Gale
13 December 1921, American
Mathematician, Economist

Maurice René FréchetMaurice René Fréchet
02 September 1878, French
Mathematician
Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp
14 August 1932, American
Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian
Mathematician

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

Cédric VillaniCédric Villani
05 October 1973, French
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
21 October 1914, American
Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary
George R. PriceGeorge R. Price
06 October 1922, American
Mathematician, Geneticist

David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, mathematician, university teacher
S. R. RanganathanS. R. Ranganathan
12 August 1892, Indian
Mathematician

Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church
14 June 1903, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

Peter ScholzePeter Scholze
11 December 1987, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909, Polish, Ukrainian, American
Mathematician

Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist
Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16 June 1888, Russian
Physicist

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

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Akshay VenkateshAkshay Venkatesh
21 November 1981, Australian, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher
Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist

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

Richard E. BellmanRichard E. Bellman
26 August 1920, American
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer

Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
23 May 1917, American
Mathematician
Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,

Jef RaskinJef Raskin
09 March 1943, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University
Daniel J. BernsteinDaniel J. Bernstein
29 October 1971, American
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Programmer,

Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky
20 January 1948, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Mathematician, Human rights

David BlackwellDavid Blackwell
24 April 1919, American
Statistician
Alan SokalAlan Sokal
24 January 1955, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer

Shiing-Shen ChernShiing-Shen Chern
26 October 1911, Chinese
Mathematician, University teacher

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,
Richard HammingRichard Hamming
11 February 1915, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Eric W. WeissteinEric W. Weisstein
18 March 1969, American
Mathematician, Astronomer, Non-fiction writer
John BackusJohn Backus
03 December 1924, American
Computer scientist

Fred BrooksFred Brooks
19 April 1931, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Raoul BottRaoul Bott
24 September 1923, Hungarian, American
Mathematician

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh
04 February 1921, Azerbaijani, American
Mathematician, Engineer, Professor, Scientist,
Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre
15 September 1926, French
Mathematician, Topologist, Professor
Timothy GowersTimothy Gowers
20 November 1963, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Leonid KhachiyanLeonid Khachiyan
03 May 1952, American, Russian
Mathematician

Peter HiltonPeter Hilton
07 April 1923, British
mathematician, topologist, university teacher

Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker
Robert AumannRobert Aumann
08 June 1930, Israeli, American
Mathematician

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
05 June 1944, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Stefan BanachStefan Banach
30 March 1892, Polish
Mathematician, University teacher

Max EuweMax Euwe
20 May 1901, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
25 May 1919, American
Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University
Michael SpivakMichael Spivak
1940 AD, American
mathematician

Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent
Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold
12 June 1937, Ukrainian, Russian
Mathematician

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
11 October 1924, Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher
John Maynard SmithJohn Maynard Smith
06 February 1920, British
Mathematician
Haskell CurryHaskell Curry
12 September 1900, American
Mathematician