British Women Mathematicians

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Ada Lovelace
(Countess of Lovelace)
Ada Lovelace
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Birthdate: December 10, 1815
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: November 27, 1852

Ada Lovelace was a mathematician known for her work on the Analytical Engine, a mechanical general-purpose computer proposed by Charles Babbage. Many believe that Lovelace was the first to recognize the potential of computers. It is also believed that she published the first algorithm after realizing that the algorithm could be carried out by a machine like the Analytical Engine.

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Ruth Lawrence
(Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher)
Ruth Lawrence
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Birthdate: August 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton
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Christina Pagel
(German-British Mathematician)
Christina Pagel
7
Birthplace: London, England
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Hertha Ayrton
(British Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist and Inventor Known for Her Work With the 'Electric Arcs')
Hertha Ayrton
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Birthdate: April 28, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Died: August 26, 1923

Hertha Ayrton was a British engineer,  physicist, mathematician, and inventor. She is remembered for her work on electric arcs and ripple marks in sand and water, for which she was awarded the Hughes Medal by the Royal Society. As a woman in the 19th century, she had to face innumerable struggles in her career. She was also a passionate suffragist. 

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Mary Everest Boole
(English Mathematician and Philosopher)
Mary Everest Boole
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Birthdate: May 11, 1832
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wickwar, England
Died: May 17, 1916
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Kathleen Ollerenshaw
(Mathematician)
Kathleen Ollerenshaw
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Birthdate: October 1, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, England
Died: August 10, 2014
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Eva Crane
(Researcher)
Eva Crane
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Birthdate: June 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 6, 2007
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Dorothy Maud Wrinch
(British-American Mathematician and Biochemist Who Studied Protein Structure using Mathematical Tenets)
Dorothy Maud Wrinch
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Birthdate: September 12, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: February 11, 1976

British-American mathematician and biochemist Dorothy Maud Wrinch initially gained recognition as the only female wrangler of the Mathematical Tripos in 1916. She later taught math at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and became the first woman in the world to get a doctorate in science from Oxford.