Katherine JohnsonKatherine Johnson
26 August 1918, American
Mathematician
James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
1938 AD, American
Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager

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
Mary, Crown Princess of DenmarkMary, Crown Princess of Denmark
05 February 1972, Australian, Danish
Mathematician

Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear

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

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

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

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

Edward WittenEdward Witten
26 August 1951, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher,
Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Cédric VillaniCédric Villani
05 October 1973, French
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher
Akshay VenkateshAkshay Venkatesh
21 November 1981, Australian, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher

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

Shing-Tung YauShing-Tung Yau
04 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam
31 July 1926, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer
Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

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

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

Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist
Peter ScholzePeter Scholze
11 December 1987, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp
14 August 1932, American
Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

Michael SpivakMichael Spivak
1940 AD, American
mathematician

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

David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, mathematician, university teacher
Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
05 June 1944, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Peter ShorPeter Shor
14 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

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

Narendra KarmarkarNarendra Karmarkar
1957 AD, American
Mathematician, Scientist

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Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent
Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,
Fred BrooksFred Brooks
19 April 1931, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

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

Mark AdlerMark Adler
03 April 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist
Ruth LawrenceRuth Lawrence
02 August 1971, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky
20 January 1948, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Mathematician, Human rights
Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre
15 September 1926, French
Mathematician, Topologist, Professor

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

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

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

Stephen CookStephen Cook
14 December 1939, American
Computer scientist, University teacher,
Eric W. WeissteinEric W. Weisstein
18 March 1969, American
Mathematician, Astronomer, Non-fiction writer

Robert AumannRobert Aumann
08 June 1930, German, Israeli, American
Mathematician, Economist, Educationist, University

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

Stephen SmaleStephen Smale
15 July 1930, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
Christos PapadimitriouChristos Papadimitriou
16 August 1949, Greek
Writer, Mathematician, Computer scientist,

John MilnorJohn Milnor
20 February 1931, American
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher
Rudolf E. KálmánRudolf E. Kálmán
19 May 1930, American
Mathematician, Engineer, University teacher

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

Noam ElkiesNoam Elkies
25 August 1966, American
Mathematician, Chess composer, University teacher,
Martin HellmanMartin Hellman
02 October 1945, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Scientist, Computer

Edward FrenkelEdward Frenkel
02 May 1968, American
Mathematician
Ralph MerkleRalph Merkle
02 February 1952, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Charles FeffermanCharles Fefferman
18 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Robert AxelrodRobert Axelrod
27 May 1943, American
Mathematician, Professor, Political scientist
Ronald GrahamRonald Graham
31 October 1935, American
Mathematician, Juggler, Computer scientist

Robert TarjanRobert Tarjan
30 April 1948, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
Askar AkayevAskar Akayev
10 November 1944, Kyrgyz
Economist, Mathematician

Arthur T. BenjaminArthur T. Benjamin
19 March 1961, American
Mathematician

Mikhail Leonidovich GromovMikhail Leonidovich Gromov
23 December 1943, French
Mathematician, University teacher

S. R. Srinivasa VaradhanS. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
02 January 1940, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher
Gerald Jay SussmanGerald Jay Sussman
08 February 1947, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Persi DiaconisPersi Diaconis
31 January 1945, American
Mathematician, Statistician, Stage magician

Klaus RothKlaus Roth
29 October 1925, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Lloyd ShapleyLloyd Shapley
02 June 1923, American
Economist, Mathematician, University teacher

Pierre DelignePierre Deligne
03 October 1944, Belgian
Mathematician, University teacher
Simon DonaldsonSimon Donaldson
20 August 1957, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Robbert DijkgraafRobbert Dijkgraaf
24 January 1960
Columnist, Mathematician, Physicist, Writer,

Dana ScottDana Scott
11 October 1932, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

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

Elias M. SteinElias M. Stein
13 January 1931, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Peter LaxPeter Lax
01 May 1926, Hungarian
Mathematician, University teacher

Jacques TitsJacques Tits
12 August 1930, Belgian, French
Mathematician, University teacher, Professor
Ingrid DaubechiesIngrid Daubechies
17 August 1954, Belgian, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Cleve MolerCleve Moler
17 August 1939, American
Mathematician, Programmer, Engineer, University

David MumfordDavid Mumford
11 June 1937, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Martin HairerMartin Hairer
14 November 1975, Austrian
Mathematician

Robert LanglandsRobert Langlands
06 October 1936, Canadian
Mathematician, University teacher
Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich
25 August 1964, French, Russian
Mathematician, Topologist

Michael O. RabinMichael O. Rabin
01 September 1931, Israeli
Computer scientist, Mathematician, Cryptographer,

Barry MazurBarry Mazur
19 December 1937, American
Mathematician

Gregory ChaitinGregory Chaitin
15 November 1947, American
mathematician, computer scientist,philosopher,
Michael FreedmanMichael Freedman
21 April 1951, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Manindra AgrawalManindra Agrawal
20 May 1966, Indian
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
John D. BarrowJohn D. Barrow
29 November 1952
Physicist, Writer, University teacher,

Lenhard NgLenhard Ng
08 December 1976, American
Mathematician

Andrew HodgesAndrew Hodges
1949 AD, British
mathematician, physicist, historian of

Alain ConnesAlain Connes
01 April 1947, French
Mathematician, Professor
Reid W. BartonReid W. Barton
06 May 1983, American