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

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$1$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
$1842$: François Édouard Anatole 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
$1920$: Donald Cecil Pack
$1921$: 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
$1905$: Josef Novák
$1921$: 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
$1879$: Edwin Bidwell Wilson
$1900$: Wolfgang Ernst Pauli
$1903$: Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov
$1947$: Jeremy John Gray

$26$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

$1831$: Peter Guthrie Tait
$1854$: 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


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