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

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician

Grigori PerelmanGrigori Perelman
13 June 1966, Russian

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

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava
08 August 1974, American
Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
10 January 1938, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Historian of

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

Dorothy VaughanDorothy Vaughan
20 September 1910, American

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

Maryam MirzakhaniMaryam Mirzakhani
03 May 1977, Iranian
mathematician, topologist, university teacher
Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles
11 April 1953, British, American
Mathematician, University teacher

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

David BerlinskiDavid Berlinski
1942 AD, American
philosopher, 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
Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
15 January 1963, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway
26 December 1937, British
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer

Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam
31 July 1926, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,
Edward O. ThorpEdward O. Thorp
14 August 1932, American
Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

John LennoxJohn Lennox
07 November 1943, Irish, British
mathematician, philosopher of science, university
Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

John TateJohn Tate
13 March 1925, American

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

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher
Akshay VenkateshAkshay Venkatesh
21 November 1981, Australian, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher
Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
06 July 1952, Israeli
Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist

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

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

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

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

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
29 February 1928, American, South African
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,

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

Narendra KarmarkarNarendra Karmarkar
24 February 1957, American

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh
04 February 1921, Azerbaijani, American
Mathematician, Engineer, Professor, Scientist,
Timothy GowersTimothy Gowers
20 November 1963, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Rudolf E. KálmánRudolf E. Kálmán
19 May 1930, American
Mathematician, Engineer, University teacher
Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy
26 August 1965, British
Mathematician, Academic, University teacher,

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

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

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

Robert AumannRobert Aumann
08 June 1930, German, Israeli, American
Mathematician, Economist, Educationist, University
S. R. Srinivasa VaradhanS. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
02 January 1940, Indian
Mathematician, University teacher

Edward FrenkelEdward Frenkel
02 May 1968, American

Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre
15 September 1926, French
Mathematician, Topologist, Professor

John MilnorJohn Milnor
20 February 1931, American
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher
Alan SokalAlan Sokal
24 January 1955, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

John Maynard SmithJohn Maynard Smith
06 February 1920, British
Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Mark AdlerMark Adler
03 April 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist

Robert TarjanRobert Tarjan
30 April 1948, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
Robert AxelrodRobert Axelrod
27 May 1943, American
Mathematician, Professor, Political scientist

Martin HellmanMartin Hellman
02 October 1945, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Scientist, Computer
Christos PapadimitriouChristos Papadimitriou
16 August 1949, Greek
Writer, Mathematician, Computer scientist,

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

Stephen CookStephen Cook
14 December 1939, American
Computer scientist, University teacher,
Ralph MerkleRalph Merkle
02 February 1952, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

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

Jacob LurieJacob Lurie
07 December 1977, American
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
Persi DiaconisPersi Diaconis
31 January 1945, American
Mathematician, Statistician, Stage magician
Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
25 May 1919, American
Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University

Simon DonaldsonSimon Donaldson
20 August 1957, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Michael SpivakMichael Spivak
1940 AD, American

Noam ElkiesNoam Elkies
25 August 1966, American
Mathematician, Chess composer, University teacher,
Mikhail Leonidovich GromovMikhail Leonidovich Gromov
23 December 1943, French
Mathematician, University teacher

Pierre DelignePierre Deligne
03 October 1944, Belgian
Mathematician, University teacher

Gerald Jay SussmanGerald Jay Sussman
08 February 1947, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Vladimir VoevodskyVladimir Voevodsky
04 June 1966, American, Russian

Askar AkayevAskar Akayev
10 November 1944, Kyrgyz
Economist, Mathematician
Harold Scott MacDonald CoxeterHarold Scott MacDonald Coxeter
09 February 1907, Canadian, British

Robbert DijkgraafRobbert Dijkgraaf
24 January 1960
Columnist, Mathematician, Physicist, Writer,
Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich
25 August 1964, French, Russian
Mathematician, Topologist

Martin HairerMartin Hairer
14 November 1975, Austrian

Arthur T. BenjaminArthur T. Benjamin
19 March 1961, American
Raoul BottRaoul Bott
24 September 1923, Hungarian, American

Henri CartanHenri Cartan
08 July 1904, French
Charles FeffermanCharles Fefferman
18 April 1949, American
Mathematician, University teacher

William KahanWilliam Kahan
05 June 1933, Canadian

Jean BourgainJean Bourgain
28 February 1954, Belgian

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

David MumfordDavid Mumford
11 June 1937, American
Mathematician, University teacher
Robert LanglandsRobert Langlands
06 October 1936, Canadian
Mathematician, University teacher

Lenhard NgLenhard Ng
08 December 1976, American
Michael O. RabinMichael O. Rabin
01 September 1931, Israeli
Computer scientist, Mathematician, Cryptographer,