Mathematician:Mathematicians/Sorted By Birthday/October

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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

$1671$: Luigi Guido Grandi

$2$nd

$1791$: Victor-Amédée Lebesgue
$1926$: Michio Suzuki
$1945$: Martin Edward Hellman

$3$rd

$1870$: Henri Claudius Rosaris Dulac
$1901$: François Le Lionnais
$1932$: Karl Heinrich Hofmann
$1937$: Hayward Rose Alker

$4$th

$1759$: Louis François Antoine Arbogast
$1804$: Wilhelm Eduard Weber

$5$th

$1781$: Bernhard Placidus Johann Nepomuk Bolzano
$1861$: Thomas Little Heath
$1910$: Nathan Jacobson

$6$th

$1795$: Benjamin Olinde Rodrigues
$1831$: Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind
$1865$: Willem Abraham Wythoff
$1898$: Karl Menninger
$1908$: Sergei Lvovich Sobolev
$1918$: Abraham Robinson
$1936$: Robert Phelan Langlands

$7$th

$1885$: Niels Henrik David Bohr
$1899$: Øystein Ore
$1905$: Wilhelm Ljunggren
$1939$: John Edward Hopcroft

$8$th

$1932$: Kenneth Ira Appel
$1958$: Christian Friedrich Krattenthaler

$9$th

$1581$: Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac
$1704$: Johann Andreas Segner
$1891$: Rodion Osievich Kuzmin
$1902$: Hansraj Gupta
$1924$: Richard Albert Dean
$1949$: Fan Chung Graham

$10$th

$1838$: William Carmichael McIntosh
$1939$: Neil James Alexander Sloane
$1940$: David Anthony Klarner
$1944$: Melvyn Bernard Nathanson
$1945$: Robert Louis Griess, Jr.

$11$th

$1910$: Cahit Arf
$1920$: Carlton Edward Lemke
$1928$: Ian Grant Macdonald
$1932$: Dana Stewart Scott

$12$th

$1973$: Agata Smoktunowicz

$13$th

$1885$: Viggo Brun
$1911$: John William Wrench, Jr.
$1932$: John Griggs Thompson
$1956$: Colin Conrad Adams
$1980$: James Grime

$14$th

$1687$: Robert Simson
$1801$: Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau
$1923$: Cassius Tocqueville Ionescu Tulcea
$1938$: Philippe G. Ciarlet

$15$th

$1608$: Evangelista Torricelli
$1776$: Peter Barlow
$1890$: Jakob Nielsen
$1909$: Bernhard Hermann Neumann
$1928$: Donald Bruce Gillies
$1941$: Alain M. Robert

$16$th

$1879$: Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain
$1937$: Alexander Hurwitz

$17$th

$1759$: Jakob II Bernoulli
$1888$: Paul Isaac Bernays
$1900$: Nikolai Vasilyevich Smirnov
$1927$: Friedrich Ernst Peter Hirzebruch

$18$th

$1919$: George Edward Pelham Box
$1942$: Alfred S. Posamentier
$1950$: David Marc Kreps

$19$th

$1917$: Sharadchandra Shankar Shrikhande

$20$th

$1632$: Christopher Michael Wren
$1863$: William Henry Young
$1904$: Hans Lewy
$1914$: R.H. Bing
$1923$: Murray Ralph Spiegel
$1929$: Regina Iosifovna Tyshkevich

$21$st

$1687$: Nicolaus I Bernoulli
$1882$: Harry Schultz Vandiver
$1914$: Martin Gardner

$22$nd

$1511$: Erasmus Reinhold
$1907$: Sarvadaman D.S. Chowla
$1916$: Nathan Jacob Fine
$1922$: Tudor Ganea
$1942$: Bruno Buchberger

$23$rd

$1972$: Sudipto Banerjee

$24$th

$1873$: Edmund Taylor Whittaker
$1904$: Ingebrigt Johansson
$1906$: Alexander Osipovich Gelfond

$25$th

$1811$: Évariste Galois
$1875$: Gilbert Newton Lewis
$1915$: Ivan Morton Niven
$1928$: Peter Naur

$26$th

$1849$: Ferdinand Georg Frobenius
$1930$: Walter Feit

$27$th

$1678$: Pierre Raymond de Montmort
$1798$: Heinrich Ferdinand Scherk
$1916$: Robert Dorfman
$1930$: John Rolfe Isbell
$1947$: Andreas Raphael Blass

$28$th

$1804$: Pierre François Verhulst
$1919$: Gerhard Ringel
$1960$: Landon Curt Noll

$29$th

$1791$: Wilhelm August Förstemann
$1897$: Edwin James George Pitman

$30$th

$1840$: Joseph Jean Baptiste Neuberg
$1906$: Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff
$1907$: Harold Davenport
$1946$: William Paul Thurston

$31$st

$1815$: Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass
$1935$: Ronald Lewis Graham
$1941$: Roland Edwin Larson

Precise date unknown

$1630$: Isaac Barrow


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