Mathematicians in History (Part 4)

Mathematics: Algebra - Statisticians

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 463

  • 1890-09-22 Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher
  • 1891-09-14 Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (d. 1983)
  • 1892-10-28 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
  • 1893-02-02 Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1974)
  • 1893-02-03 Gaston Julia, French mathematician (d. 1978)
  • 1894-01-01 Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)
  • 1894-06-15 Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)
  • 1894-07-19 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Khinchin, Russian mathematician (d. 1959)
  • 1894-09-30 Dirk J Bush, Dutch/US mathematician (Concise History of Mathematics)
  • 1894-11-26 Norbert Wiener, US, mathematician/discovered cybernetics
  • 1895-12-05 Elbert Frank Cox, American mathematician (d. 1969)
  • 1896-01-31 Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 1966)
  • 1896-02-02 Kazimierz Kuratowski, Polish mathematician and logician (d. 1980)
  • 1896-05-07 Pavel Sergeevich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician (topology), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1897-03-27 Douglas Hartree, English mathematician and physicist
  • 1898-02-03 Paul Urysohn, Russian mathematician
  • 1898-08-25 Helmut Hasse, German mathematician (d. 1975)
  • 1898-11-07 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (d. 1963)
  • 1899-03-13 John Van Vleck, Middletown Connecticut, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism
  • 1899-04-24 Oscar Zariski, Russian-born mathematician (d. 1986)
  • 1899-06-01 Edward Charles Titchmarsh, English mathematician (d. 1963)
  • 1900-06-24 Wilhelm Cauer, German mathematician (d. 1945)
  • 1900-12-17 Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (d. 1998)
  • 1901-01-18 Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (d. 1973)
  • 1901-08-15 Pyotr Sergeyevich Novikov, Russian mathematician (d. 1975)
  • 1901-09-28 Friedrichs, mathematician
  • 1902-01-14 Alfred Tarski, mathematician/logician, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1902-02-13 Karl Menger, Austria/US mathematician (theory of dimension)
  • 1902-09-23 Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003)
  • 1902-10-31 Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1950)
  • 1902-11-17 Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)
  • 1903-02-04 Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician
  • 1903-04-25 Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • 1903-05-15 Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (d. 1998)
  • 1903-12-07 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • 1903-12-28 John von Neumann, mathematician/astronomer (Bocher Award 1938)
  • 1904-01-20 Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/grandson of Bakunin
  • 1904-07-08 Henri Cartan, French mathematician, born in Nancy (d. 2008)
  • 1904-11-11 J. H. C. Whitehead, British mathematician (d. 1960)
  • 1905-01-01 Stanisław Mazur, Lemberg, Western Ukraine, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)
  • 1905-01-02 Lev Schnirelmann, Gomel, Russian Empire, mathematician (d. 1938)
  • 1905-02-01 Ernst Carl Gerlach Stueckelberg, Basel Switzerland, eminent mathematician and physicist
  • 1905-02-03 Arne Beurling, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • 1905-09-17 Hans Freudenthal, Dutch mathematician/director (OW&OC)
  • 1906-04-28 Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (d. 1978)
  • 1906-05-06 Andre Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician
  • 1906-06-06 Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
  • 1906-06-13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
  • 1906-06-17 Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer
  • 1906-07-07 William Feller, Croatian mathematician (d. 1970)
  • 1906-10-24 Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (d. 1968)
  • 1908-01-18 Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1974)
  • 1908-01-19 Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh, Russian mathematician (d. 1971)
  • 1908-02-12 Jacques Herbrand, French logician and mathematician (d. 1931)
  • 1908-07-07 Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
  • 1908-09-03 Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988)
  • 1908-10-06 Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (d. 1989)
  • 1909-01-05 Stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions)
  • 1909-04-13 Stanislaw Marcin Ulam, Polish mathematician (d. 1984)
  • 1909-08-04 Saunders Mac Lane, American mathematician (d. 2005)
  • 1909-08-21 Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (d. 1992)
  • 1909-11-27 Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (d. 1967)
  • 1910-03-30 Józef Marcinkiewicz, mathematician (d. 1940)
  • 1910-04-22 Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (d. 1971)
  • 1911-11-02 Raphael Robinson, US mathematician (d. 1995)
  • 1912-01-01 Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995)
  • 1912-06-23 Alan Turing, mathematician/pioneer in computer theory (Turing Machine), born in London (d. 1954)
  • 1912-08-04 Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer (d. 1999)
  • 1913-03-26 Paul Erdos, mathematician
  • 1914-03-19 Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)
  • 1914-06-29 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician (d. 1976)
  • 1915-02-11 Richard Hamming, American Mathematician and Computer Scientist (Hamming code), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1915-03-05 Laurent Schwartz, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1915-06-11 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (d. 1999)
  • 1915-10-25 Ivan M. Niven, Canadian mathematician (d. 1999)
  • 1916-02-06 John Crank, British mathematician (d. 2006)
  • 1916-05-10 Milton Babbitt, US mathematician/composer (Widow's Lament)
  • 1917-05-23 Edward Norton Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist (d. 2008)
  • 1917-06-14 Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician
  • 1917-06-17 Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2007)
  • 1917-09-21 Phyllis Nicolson, British mathematician (d. 1968)
  • 1919-09-27 James H. Wilkinson, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • 1919-12-19 Benedict Freedman, novelist and mathematician (Mrs Mike), born in New York City (d. 2012)
  • 1920-04-27 Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1997)
  • 1920-09-09 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (d. 1993)
  • 1920-09-14 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998)
  • 1920-10-24 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician (d. 1996)
  • 1920-11-04 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
  • 1921-03-11 Frank Harary, American mathematician (d. 2005)
  • 1921-10-06 Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997)
  • 1921-10-22 Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
  • 1922-03-07 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • 1922-05-29 Iannis Xenakis, Braila, Romania, Greek composer/architect/mathematician
  • 1923-01-01 Daniel Gorenstein, American mathematician (d. 1992)
  • 1923-05-21 Armand Borel, Swiss mathematician (d. 2003)
  • 1923-06-02 Lloyd Shapley, Mathematician (2012 Nobel Prize Game Theory), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1923-06-03 Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician, born in Zhitomir, Ukraine (d. 2017)
  • 1923-09-02 Rene Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1924-05-11 Eugene Dynkin, Russian mathematician
  • 1924-05-12 Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Russian mathematician

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 393 of 393

  • 1969-10-21 Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (b. 1882)
  • 1970-01-14 William Feller, Croatian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1970-02-01 Alfréd Rényi, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • 1970-09-14 Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79
  • 1971-06-03 Heinz Hopf, German mathematician (b. 1894)
  • 1971-09-23 J. W. Alexander, American mathematician (b. 1888)
  • 1971-12-15 Paul Pierre Lévy, French mathematician (b. 1886)
  • 1972-01-27 Richard Courant, German/US mathematician, dies at 84
  • 1972-09-27 S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician (b. 1892)
  • 1973-01-15 Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
  • 1974-06-25 Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1893)
  • 1974-08-22 Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66
  • 1975-01-09 Pyotr Sergeyevich Novikov, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
  • 1977-09-18 Paul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (b. 1888)
  • 1978-01-14 Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1978-03-19 Gaston Julia, French mathematician (b. 1893)
  • 1980-03-21 Peter Stoner, American mathematician, astronomer and Christian apologist (b. 1888)
  • 1980-05-28 Rolf Nevanlinna, Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)
  • 1980-07-17 Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician (b. 1890)
  • 1980-10-15 Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian physicist and mathematician (b. 1900)
  • 1980-10-27 John Van Vleck, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, dies at 81
  • 1982-09-01 Haskell Curry, American mathematician (b. 1900)
  • 1982-11-16 Pavel Sergeevich Aleksandrov, Russian Mathematician (topology), dies at 86
  • 1983-03-20 Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (b. 1891)
  • 1983-12-01 Mirsky, mathematician, dies
  • 1984-12-03 Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin, Russian mathematician (b. 1919)
  • 1985-07-30 Julia Hall Bowman Robinson, American mathematician (b. 1919)
  • 1986-07-04 Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician (b. 1899)
  • 1986-10-05 James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician (b. 1919)
  • 1986-10-06 Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • 1986-11-04 Kurt Hirsch, German mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1987-08-08 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (b. 1903)
  • 1987-10-20 Andrey Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1903)
  • 1988-01-24 Werner Fenchel, German mathematician (b. 1905)
  • 1988-05-03 Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (b. 1908)
  • 1989-01-03 Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
  • 1990-10-13 Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
  • 1991-05-15 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (b. 1956)
  • 1992-02-13 Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
  • 1992-09-28 John Leech, British mathematician, dies at 66
  • 1992-11-29 Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1993-08-17 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • 1993-11-08 Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1994-01-25 Stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions), dies at 85
  • 1994-10-08 Brian Hartley, mathematician, dies at 55
  • 1994-12-18 Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician (b. 1916)
  • 1996-01-12 Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician (b. 1926)
  • 1996-01-31 Gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65
  • 1996-04-18 Piet Hein, architect/poet/mathematician/inventor, dies at 80
  • 1996-05-06 Michael Gerzon, mathematician, dies at 50
  • 1996-09-20 Paul Erdos, mathematician, dies of heart attack at 83
  • 1996-10-11 Lars Ahlfors, Finnish mathematician (b. 1907)
  • 1997-02-13 Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920), Jessica Browne, singer and dancer
  • 1997-12-12 Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • 1997-12-13 Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician, dies at 94
  • 1998-01-07 Richard Hamming, American Mathematician and Computer Scientist (Hamming code), dies of a heat attack at 82
  • 1998-04-03 Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (b. 1900)
  • 1998-04-16 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (b. 1920)
  • 1998-05-26 Sergey Yablonsky, Soviet and Russian mathematician and one of the founders of the Soviet school of mathematical cybernetics and discrete mathematics, dies at 73
  • 1998-06-08 Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (b. 1903)
  • 1998-08-06 Andre Weil, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1999-07-27 Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician (b. 1912)
  • 1999-10-17 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (b. 1915)
  • 2000-04-25 Lucien le Cam, French mathematician (b. 1924)
  • 2000-06-02 Gerald Whitrow, British mathematician (b. 1912)
  • 2002-04-09 Leopold Vietoris, Austrian mathematician (b. 1891)
  • 2003-03-17 Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (b. 1902)
  • 2003-08-11 Armand Borel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1923)
  • 2004-01-12 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • 2004-04-05 Heiner Zieschang, German mathematician (b. 1936)
  • 2004-10-29 Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916)
  • 2004-12-03 Shiing-Shen Chern, Chinese mathematician (b. 1911)
  • 2005-01-04 Frank Harary, American mathematician (b. 1921)
  • 2005-05-13 George Dantzig, American mathematician (b. 1914)
  • 2005-06-18 Manuel Sadosky, Argentine mathematician (b. 1914)
  • 2005-07-06 Bruno Augenstein, German-born mathematician (b. 1923)
  • 2005-08-28 Esther Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1910)
  • 2005-08-28 George Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1911)
  • 2006-10-02 Paul Halmos, Hungarian-born American mathematician (b. 1916)
  • 2006-10-03 John Crank, British mathematician (b. 1913)
  • 2006-11-10 Fokko du Cloux, mathematician (b. 1954)
  • 2006-11-20 Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu, dies of lung cancer at 57
  • 2007-03-23 Paul J. Cohen, American mathematician, Fields Medal winner (b. 1934)
  • 2008-04-16 Edward Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist (b. 1917)
  • 2008-06-24 Gerhard Ringel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1919)
  • 2008-08-13 Henri Cartan, French Mathematician, dies at 104
  • 2010-10-14 Benoît Mandelbrot, Polish-born American mathematician (b. 1924)
  • 2011-10-23 Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94
  • 2012-02-24 Benedict Freedman, American novelist and mathematician, dies at 92
  • 2012-08-21 William Thurston, American mathematician, dies from melanoma at 65
  • 2012-11-25 Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician, dies at 81

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2015-05-23 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, dies in a car crash at 86

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  • 2016-03-12 Lloyd Shapley, American Mathematician (2012 Nobel Prize, Game Theory), dies at 92