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

Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
22 December 1887, Indian

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

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

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

Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi
04 November 1929, Indian
Human Computer

Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
10 January 1938, American
Computer Scientist
Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28 April 1906, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Paul ErdősPaul Erdős
26 March 1913, Hungarian
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
26 November 1894, American
Father of Cybernetics

Alexander GrothendieckAlexander Grothendieck
28 March 1928, French

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

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava
08 August 1974, American

Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
17 November 1902, American
Physicist & Mathematician
Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British

Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind
06 October 1831, German

Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
19 January 1912, Russian, Russian

Lord KelvinLord Kelvin
26 June 1824, British
Mathematician, Physicist
Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
14 February 1917, American

Jonas KubiliusJonas Kubilius
27 July 1921, Lithuanian
Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein
25 April 1849, German

Andre WeilAndre Weil
06 May 1906, French

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear

George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
08 November 1914, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician
Dorothy VaughanDorothy Vaughan
20 September 1910, American

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
08 August 1931, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Writer, Philosopher,

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram
29 August 1959, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,
Maryam MirzakhaniMaryam Mirzakhani
03 May 1977, Iranian
mathematician, topologist, university teacher

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Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles
11 April 1953, British, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

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

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

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924, French, Polish, American
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
21 October 1914, American
Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary
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

Fred HoyleFred Hoyle
24 June 1915, British
Screenwriter, Astronomer, Writer, Physicist,

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian
Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

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

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

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

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

Jacques HadamardJacques Hadamard
08 December 1865, French
Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp
14 August 1932, American
Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

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

John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Edgar F. CoddEdgar F. Codd
19 August 1923, British, American
Computer scientist, Mathematician, University

Shing-Tung YauShing-Tung Yau
04 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Jef RaskinJef Raskin
09 March 1943, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University

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

David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, mathematician, university teacher

Eric W. WeissteinEric W. Weisstein
18 March 1969, American
Mathematician, Astronomer, Non-fiction writer

Akshay VenkateshAkshay Venkatesh
21 November 1981, Australian, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher
Erik DemaineErik Demaine
28 February 1981, Canadian
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist

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

Maurice René FréchetMaurice René Fréchet
02 September 1878, French
Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,

Shiing-Shen ChernShiing-Shen Chern
26 October 1911, Chinese
Mathematician, University teacher
Fred BrooksFred Brooks
19 April 1931, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Grigory MargulisGrigory Margulis
24 February 1946, American, Russian

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer
Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
23 May 1917, American

Timothy GowersTimothy Gowers
20 November 1963, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
05 June 1944, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist
Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent
John BackusJohn Backus
03 December 1924, American
Computer scientist

Raoul BottRaoul Bott
24 September 1923, Hungarian, American

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

W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
14 May 1917, Canadian, British
Stefan BanachStefan Banach
30 March 1892, Polish
Mathematician, University teacher
Edward FrenkelEdward Frenkel
02 May 1968, American

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

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

Allen NewellAllen Newell
19 March 1927, American
Psychologist, Computer scientist, Mathematician,
Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre
15 September 1926, French
Mathematician, Topologist, Professor

Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16 June 1888, Russian

Fischer BlackFischer Black
11 January 1938, American
Economist, Mathematician

Alan SokalAlan Sokal
24 January 1955, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

John Maynard SmithJohn Maynard Smith
06 February 1920, British
Robert AumannRobert Aumann
08 June 1930, Israeli, American

John MilnorJohn Milnor
20 February 1931, American
Max EuweMax Euwe
20 May 1901, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

Martin HellmanMartin Hellman
02 October 1945, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Scientist, Computer
Richard E. BellmanRichard E. Bellman
26 August 1920, American
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer
David GaleDavid Gale
13 December 1921, American
Mathematician, Economist