Mathematicians List

Mathematician Name During Nationality Known for
Pythagoras c. 580 BC – 572 BC Asia Minor Pythagorean theorem
Xenocrates 396–314 BC Chalcedon Developed the philosophy of Plato
Euclid born 300 BC Greek Euclidean geometry, Euclid's Elements
Eratosthenes c. 276 BC -195 BC Greek first Greek to calculate the circumference of the Earth
Diophantus 200 CE - 298 CE Greek the father of algebra
Al-Khwarizmi   Persian His Algebra, written around 820, was the first book on the systematic solution of linear and quadratic equations
Cardano 1501-1576 Italy algebra
Kepler 1571-1630 Germany Kepler's laws of planetary motion, Kepler conjecture
Pascal 1623-1662 French Notable ideas  Pascal's Wager, Pascal's triangle, Pascal's law
Euler 1707-1783 Switzerland Euler's formula
Laplace 1749-1827 France  Work in Celestial Mechanics
Gauss 1777-1855 German Gauss (unit), a unit of magnetic field (B)
Babbage 1791-1871 England Mathematics, computing
Venn 1834-1923 British Venn is commemorated at the University of Hull by the Venn Building
Hilbert, David 1862-1943 Germany Hilbert's basis theorem
Ramanujan, Srinivasa 1887-1920 British Landau-Ramanujan constant