Famous Irish Mathematicians

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite Irish Mathematicians

 1 Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
3
Famous As: Physicist, Astronomer and Mathematician
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Died: September 2, 1865

Son of a Dublin solicitor, Sir William Rowan Hamilton was raised and educated by his priest uncle from age 3. Initially a master of languages such as Latin, Greek, and Persian, Hamilton began deviating to math at 16. He is remembered for his contribution to optics, Hamiltonian mechanics, and algebra.

 2 John Lennox

John Lennox.
3
Famous As: mathematician, philosopher of science, university teacher
Birthdate: November 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northern Ireland
Recommended Lists:

 3 Joseph Larmor

Joseph Larmor.
2
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: County Antrim, Ireland
Died: May 19, 1942

 4 George Salmon

George Salmon.
1
Famous As: Mathematician, Chess player
Birthdate: September 25, 1819
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 22, 1904

 5 Robert Adrain

Robert Adrain.
0
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: September 30, 1775
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: August 10, 1843

 6 John Kells Ingram

John Kells Ingram
0
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: July 7, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pettigo, Ireland
Died: May 1, 1907

 7 Abdusalam Abubakar

Abdusalam Abubakar
2
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: 1990 AD
Birthplace: Somalia
You May Like

 8 George Darley

George Darley
0
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1795 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 23, 1846

 9 Mountifort Longfield

Mountifort Longfield
0
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 1802 AD
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: November 21, 1884