# Mathematician:Mathematicians/Sorted By Birthday/April

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For more comprehensive information on the lives and works of mathematicians through the ages, see the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, created by John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson.

*The army of those who have made at least one definite contribution to mathematics as we know it soon becomes a mob as we look back over history; 6,000 or 8,000 names press forward for some word from us to preserve them from oblivion, and once the bolder leaders have been recognised it becomes largely a matter of arbitrary, illogical legislation to judge who of the clamouring multitude shall be permitted to survive and who be condemned to be forgotten.*- -- Eric Temple Bell:
*Men of Mathematics*, 1937, Victor Gollancz, London

- -- Eric Temple Bell:

### $1$st

- $1640$: Georg Mohr
- $1776$: Marie-Sophie Germain
- $1895$: Alexander Craig Aitken

### $2$nd

- $1878$: Edward Kasner
- $1923$: George Spencer-Brown
- $1928$: Harold Seymour Shapiro
- $1934$: Paul Joseph Cohen

### $3$rd

- $1793$: Dionysius Lardner
- $1900$: Albert Edward Ingham
- $1909$: Stanisław Marcin Ulam

### $4$th

- $1809$: Benjamin Peirce
- $1812$: Theodor Schönemann
- $1834$: Edmond Nicolas Laguerre
- $1842$: Édouard Lucas
- $1884$: Thomas Murray MacRobert
- $1926$: Robert Lawson Vaught

### $5$th

- $1588$: Thomas Hobbes
- $1622$: Vincenzo Viviani
- $1911$: Walter Warwick Sawyer
- $1936$: Roshdi Rashed
- $1945$: Martin Golubitsky

### $6$th

- $1955$: William F. Clocksin

### $7$th

- $1768$: François Joseph Français
- $1923$: Peter John Hilton

### $8$th

- $1903$: Marshall Harvey Stone
- $1962$: Rafael Lahoz-Beltra

### $9$th

- $1865$: Charles Proteus Steinmetz
- $1869$: Élie Joseph Cartan
- $1928$: Thomas Andrew Lehrer

### $10$th

- $1651$: Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus
- $1857$: Henry Ernest Dudeney

### $11$th

- $1904$: Philip Hall
- $1921$: Leo Moser
- $1953$: Andrew John Wiles

### $12$th

- $1794$: Germinal Pierre Dandelin
- $1852$: Carl Louis Ferdinand von Lindemann
- $1883$: Clarence Irving Lewis
- $1944$: Vaughan Ronald Pratt

### $13$th

- $1799$: Fortuné Landry
- $1951$: Ariel Rubinstein

### $14$th

- $1629$: Christiaan Huygens
- $1921$: Thomas Crombie Schelling
- $1937$: Charles Coffin Sims

### $15$th

- $1452$: Leonardo da Vinci
- $1548$: Pietro Antonio Cataldi
- $1710$: Leonhard Paul Euler
- $1809$: Hermann Günter Grassmann
- $1936$: Herbert Bruce Enderton

### $16$th

- $1495$: Petrus Apianus
- $1682$: John Hadley
- $1823$: Ferdinand Gotthold Max Eisenstein
- $1894$: Jerzy Neyman
- $1898$: Hellmuth Kneser
- $1915$: Daniel Martin
- $1919$: Thomas James Willmore
- $1949$: Hendrik Willem Lenstra Jr.

### $17$th

- $1853$: Arthur Moritz Schönflies
- $1945$: Alan Enoch Gelfand

### $18$th

- $1907$: Lars Valerian Ahlfors

### $19$th

- $1867$: James Cullen
- $1883$: Richard Edler von Mises
- $1885$: Leonida Tonelli
- $1921$: Leon Albert Henkin

### $20$th

- $1946$: Richard Peirce Brent
- $1948$: Paul Robert Milgrom

### $21$st

- $1652$: Michel Rolle
- $1882$: Percy Williams Bridgman
- $1882$: Maurice Kraitchik
- $1903$: Isaac Jacob Schoenberg
- $1951$: Michael Hartley Freedman

### $22$nd

- $1891$: Harold Jeffreys
- $1903$: John Francis Riordan
- $1929$: Michael Francis Atiyah

### $23$rd

- $1628$: Johannes van Waveren Hudde
- $1858$: Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck

### $24$th

- $1620$: John Graunt
- $1899$: Oscar Zariski
- $1919$: Richard Friederich Arens
- $1919$: David Harold Blackwell

### $25$th

- $1849$: Felix Christian Klein
- $1900$: Wolfgang Ernst Pauli
- $1903$: Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov

### $26$th

- $1819$: Andrew Hollingworth Frost
- $1874$: Edward Vermilye Huntington
- $1889$: Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein
- $1927$: Michel André Kervaire
- $1936$: Malcolm E. Lines
- $1943$: Ralph William Gosper, Jr.

### $27$th

- $1755$: Marc-Antoine Parseval
- $1837$: Paul Albert Gordan
- $1884$: Arthur Josef Alwin Wieferich

### $28$th

- $1854$: Hertha Marks Ayrton
- $1906$: Kurt Friedrich Gödel
- $1937$: David Herbert Fowler

### $29$th

- $1854$: Jules Henri Poincaré

### $30$th

- $1777$: Carl Friedrich Gauss
- $1908$: John Charles Chenoweth McKinsey
- $1916$: Claude Elwood Shannon