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In occupations, mathematician (LH:1) refers to one who works or studies in the field of mathematics, the art of numbers, symbols, and geometrical shapes developed in Egypt.


The following are the top mathematicians, according to Pantheon’s historical popularity index (HPI) ranking (PR), as of 2020 (65AE):[1]

# Person Country
Archimedes Greek
Blaise Pascal French
Carl Gauss German
Gottfried Leibniz German
Leonhard Euler German
Omar Khayyam Persian
al-Khwarizmi Persian
Euclid Greek
Hypatia Greek
Bertrand Russell English
Pierre Fermat
Bernhard Riemann
John Nash
Pierre Laplace
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Joseph Fourier
John Neumann
Jean Alembert
Hero of Alexandria
David Hilbert
Francois Viete
Evariste Galois
Henri Poincare
Joseph Lagrange
Pope Sylvester II
John Napier
Niels Abel
Georg Cantor
Kurt Godel
Augustin Cauchy
Gerolamo Cardano
Gottlob Frege
Luca Pacioli
Peter Dirichlet
Ada Lovelace
Charles Peirce
Emmy Noether
George Boole
Eudoxus of Cnidus
Johann Bernoulli
Apollonius of Perga
Sofia Kovalevskaya
George Stokes
Maria Agnesi
Norbert Wiener American
Sophie Germain French


The following are related quotes:

“A mathematician may say anything he pleases — but a physicist must be a least partially sane.”
Willard Gibbs (c.1895), Publication [2]

See also


  1. Mathematicians –
  2. (a) Author. (1944). “Article”, Scientific Monthly, Dec.
    (b) Leerburger, Benedict A. (1963). Josiah W. Gibbs: American Theoretical Physicist (pg. 101). Watts.

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