# Mathematicians in History (Part 4)

**Mathematics:**
Algebra -
Statisticians

## Famous Birthdays

Birthdays **301 - 400** of **466**

**1889-03-04**Oscar Chisini, Italian mathematician (d. 1967)**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, born in Székesfehérvár, Hungary (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, American 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, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1979)**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 (group theory), born in Moscow, Russia (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)**1903-06-14**Alonzo Church, American Mathematician whose work provided foundation for computer science, born in Washington D.C. (d. 1995)**1903-12-07**Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987)**1903-12-28**John von Neumann, mathematician and astronomer (Bocher Award 1938), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)**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 (co-founded category theory), born in Taftville, Connecticut (d. 2005)**1909-08-21**Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician, born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (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, British mathematician and computer scientist pioneer (Turing Machine), born in London (d. 1954)**1912-08-04**Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer, born in Volyn, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire (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, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (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 NYC, New York (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)

## Famous Deaths

Deaths **301 - 400** of **401**

**1966-12-02**Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85**1967-03-04**Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1885)**1967-06-07**Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)**1968-10-06**Phyllis Nicolson, British mathematician (b. 1917)**1968-11-07**Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)**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, dies at 81**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 (group theory), dies at 73**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, dies at 82**1992-08-11**Alonzo Church, American Mathematician whose work provided foundation for computer science, dies at 92**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, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer, dies at 86**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)**2008-06-24**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

### Person of **Interest**

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

**2016-03-12**Lloyd Shapley, American Mathematician (2012 Nobel Prize, Game Theory), dies at 92**2016-07-31**Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, dies at 88**2017-02-19**Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician, dies at 93