Katherine JohnsonKatherine Johnson
26 August 1918, American
Mathematician
Terence TaoTerence Tao
17 July 1975, Australian, American
Mathematician

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician

Grigori PerelmanGrigori Perelman
13 June 1966, Russian
Mathematician

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava
08 August 1974, American
Mathematician

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
1938 AD, American
Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager
Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear

Dorothy VaughanDorothy Vaughan
20 September 1910, American
Mathematician

Maryam MirzakhaniMaryam Mirzakhani
03 May 1977, Iranian
mathematician, topologist, university teacher
Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
10 January 1938, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Historian of

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
08 August 1931, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Writer, Philosopher,
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

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

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

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

Cédric VillaniCédric Villani
05 October 1973, French
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher
David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, mathematician, university teacher

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

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

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer
Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp
14 August 1932, American
Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist
John LennoxJohn Lennox
07 November 1943, Irish, British
mathematician, philosopher of science, university

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

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher
Louis NirenbergLouis Nirenberg
28 February 1925, Canadian
Mathematician, University teacher

John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician
Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist

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

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,
Daniel J. BernsteinDaniel J. Bernstein
29 October 1971, American
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Programmer,

Continue Reading Below
Peter ScholzePeter Scholze
11 December 1987, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent

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

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

Erik DemaineErik Demaine
28 February 1981, Canadian
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
John Maynard SmithJohn Maynard Smith
06 February 1920, British
Mathematician
Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
05 June 1944, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

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

Ruth LawrenceRuth Lawrence
02 August 1971, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,
Narendra KarmarkarNarendra Karmarkar
24 February 1957, American
Mathematician

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

Edward FrenkelEdward Frenkel
02 May 1968, American
Mathematician

Leonard AdlemanLeonard Adleman
31 December 1945, American
Computer scientist, Mathematician, Cryptographer,

Rudolf E. KálmánRudolf E. Kálmán
19 May 1930, American
Mathematician, Engineer, University teacher
Timothy GowersTimothy Gowers
20 November 1963, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky
20 January 1948, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Mathematician, Human rights
Pierre DelignePierre Deligne
03 October 1944, Belgian
Mathematician, University teacher

S. R. Srinivasa VaradhanS. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
02 January 1940, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher

Robert AumannRobert Aumann
08 June 1930, German, Israeli, American
Mathematician, Economist, Educationist, University
Peter ShorPeter Shor
14 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre
15 September 1926, French
Mathematician, Topologist, Professor
Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker

John MilnorJohn Milnor
20 February 1931, American
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Steven StrogatzSteven Strogatz
13 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

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

Martin HellmanMartin Hellman
02 October 1945, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Scientist, Computer
Robert AxelrodRobert Axelrod
27 May 1943, American
Mathematician, Professor, Political scientist

Robert TarjanRobert Tarjan
30 April 1948, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Ralph MerkleRalph Merkle
02 February 1952, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Christos PapadimitriouChristos Papadimitriou
16 August 1949, Greek
Writer, Mathematician, Computer scientist,
Stephen CookStephen Cook
14 December 1939, American
Computer scientist, University teacher,

Lloyd ShapleyLloyd Shapley
02 June 1923, American
Economist, Mathematician, University teacher
Dana ScottDana Scott
11 October 1932, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
25 May 1919, American
Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University

Peter LaxPeter Lax
01 May 1926, Hungarian
Mathematician, University teacher
Ingrid DaubechiesIngrid Daubechies
17 August 1954, Belgian, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Ronald GrahamRonald Graham
31 October 1935, American
Mathematician, Juggler, Computer scientist
Michael SpivakMichael Spivak
1940 AD, American
mathematician

Noam ElkiesNoam Elkies
25 August 1966, American
Mathematician, Chess composer, University teacher,

Persi DiaconisPersi Diaconis
31 January 1945, American
Mathematician, Statistician, Stage magician
Simon DonaldsonSimon Donaldson
20 August 1957, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Barry MazurBarry Mazur
19 December 1937, American
Mathematician
Michael FreedmanMichael Freedman
21 April 1951, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Askar AkayevAskar Akayev
10 November 1944, Kyrgyz
Economist, Mathematician

Jacob LurieJacob Lurie
07 December 1977, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Jean BartikJean Bartik
27 December 1924, American
Computer software pioneer
Gerald Jay SussmanGerald Jay Sussman
08 February 1947, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Mikhail Leonidovich GromovMikhail Leonidovich Gromov
23 December 1943, French
Mathematician, University teacher

Elias M. SteinElias M. Stein
13 January 1931, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Harold Scott MacDonald CoxeterHarold Scott MacDonald Coxeter
09 February 1907, Canadian, British
Mathematician

Robbert DijkgraafRobbert Dijkgraaf
24 January 1960
Columnist, Mathematician, Physicist, Writer,
Martin HairerMartin Hairer
14 November 1975, Austrian
Mathematician

David MumfordDavid Mumford
11 June 1937, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich
25 August 1964, French, Russian
Mathematician, Topologist

John TateJohn Tate
13 March 1925, American
Mathematician

Mark AdlerMark Adler
03 April 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist
Jean BourgainJean Bourgain
28 February 1954, Belgian
Mathematician

Cleve MolerCleve Moler
17 August 1939, American
Mathematician, Programmer, Engineer, University
Michael O. RabinMichael O. Rabin
01 September 1931, Israeli
Computer scientist, Mathematician, Cryptographer,

Raoul BottRaoul Bott
24 September 1923, Hungarian, American
Mathematician
Charles FeffermanCharles Fefferman
18 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Henri CartanHenri Cartan
08 July 1904, French
Mathematician