# ProofWiki:Mathematicians

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## Mathematicians

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.*^{[1]}

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## Sorted by Birth

- BCE
- 0 – 500 CE
- 501 – 1000 CE
- 1001 – 1500 CE
- 1501 – 1600 CE
- 1601 – 1700 CE
- 1701 – 1800 CE
- 1801 – 1850 CE
- 1851 – 1900 CE
- 1901 + CE

## Sorted by Nation

- India
- Greece
- Egypt
- Levant
- Persia
- China
- Italy
- Britain
- France
- Germany
- Netherlands
- Denmark
- Switzerland
- Hungary
- Czechia
- Russia
- Ireland
- Norway
- United States
- Portugal
- Belgium
- Austria
- Sweden
- Finland
- Poland
- Australia
- New Zealand
- Brazil
- Slovakia
- Serbia
- Turkey
- Canada
- Romania
- Japan
- Argentina
- Taiwan
- Israel

## Other minor mathematicians and writers

## References

- ↑ Eric Temple Bell,
*Men of Mathematics*, 1937, Victor Gollancz, London.