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
Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
22 December 1887, Indian
Mathematician

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
08 August 1931, British
Mathematician

Katherine JohnsonKatherine Johnson
26 August 1918, American
Mathematician

Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi
04 November 1929, Indian
Human Computer

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann
28 December 1903, Hungarian, American
Mathematician
Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28 April 1906, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
08 August 1902, British
Physicist
Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
10 January 1938, American
Computer Scientist

Paul ErdősPaul Erdős
26 March 1913, Hungarian
Mathematician
Lord KelvinLord Kelvin
26 June 1824, British
Mathematician, Physicist

Alexander GrothendieckAlexander Grothendieck
28 March 1928, French
Mathematician

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
26 November 1894, American
Father of Cybernetics

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava
08 August 1974, American
Mathematician

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian
Mathematician

Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
17 November 1902, American
Physicist & Mathematician

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

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician
Andre WeilAndre Weil
06 May 1906, French
Mathematician

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

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924, French, Polish, American
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Sal KhanSal Khan
11 October 1976, American
Teacher

Eric WeinsteinEric Weinstein
26 October 1965, American
Mathematician
George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
08 November 1914, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician

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Dorothy VaughanDorothy Vaughan
20 September 1910, American
Mathematician
Mary JacksonMary Jackson
09 April 1921, American
Mathematician

Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician

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

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram
29 August 1959, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,
John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Mathematician
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

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

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

Boris BerezovskyBoris Berezovsky
23 January 1946, British, Russian
entrepreneur, mathematician, politician, economist
John McCarthyJohn McCarthy
04 September 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

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

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

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

William J. PerryWilliam J. Perry
11 October 1927, American
Mathematician
Max EuweMax Euwe
20 May 1901, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,
Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
21 October 1914, American
Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary

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

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909, Polish, Ukrainian, American
Mathematician
Cédric VillaniCédric Villani
05 October 1973, French
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Shing-Tung YauShing-Tung Yau
04 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church
14 June 1903, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

Peter ScholzePeter Scholze
11 December 1987, German
Mathematician, University teacher

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

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

David GaleDavid Gale
13 December 1921, American
Mathematician, Economist
Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky
20 January 1948, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Mathematician, Human rights

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

Jef RaskinJef Raskin
09 March 1943, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University

Askar AkayevAskar Akayev
10 November 1944, Kyrgyz
Economist, Mathematician
Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist
Paul LévyPaul Lévy
15 September 1886, French
Mathematician

Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16 June 1888, Russian
Physicist

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer
Richard Hamilton (Mathematician)Richard Hamilton (Mathematician)
1943 AD, American
 

David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, mathematician, university teacher
Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
23 May 1917, American
Mathematician

John Wilder TukeyJohn Wilder Tukey
16 June 1915, American
Mathematician

Joseph M. AcabaJoseph M. Acaba
17 May 1967, Puerto Rican
Astronaut, Teacher, Mathematician
Richard HammingRichard Hamming
11 February 1915, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh
04 February 1921, Azerbaijani, American
Mathematician
Haskell CurryHaskell Curry
12 September 1900, American
Mathematician

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker

S. R. RanganathanS. R. Ranganathan
12 August 1892, Indian
Mathematician
Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
11 October 1924, Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher
Shiing-Shen ChernShiing-Shen Chern
26 October 1911, Chinese
Mathematician, University teacher

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

John BackusJohn Backus
03 December 1924, American
Computer scientist

Ronald GrahamRonald Graham
31 October 1935, American
Mathematician, Juggler, Computer scientist
Daniel J. BernsteinDaniel J. Bernstein
29 October 1971, American
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Programmer,

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

W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
14 May 1917, Canadian, British
Mathematician

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

Stefan BanachStefan Banach
30 March 1892, Polish
Mathematician, University teacher
Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,

Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,
Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
25 May 1919, American
Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University

Peter ShorPeter Shor
14 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
Andrew HodgesAndrew Hodges
1949 AD, British
mathematician, physicist, historian of
Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold
12 June 1937, Ukrainian, Russian
Mathematician