Category: Geometers

Giuseppe Battaglini
Giuseppe Battaglini (11 January 1826 – 29 April 1894) was an Italian mathematician. He studied mathematics at the Scuola d'Applicazione di Ponti e Strade (School of Bridges and Roads) of Naples. In 18
Olry Terquem
Olry Terquem (16 June 1782 – 6 May 1862) was a French mathematician. He is known for his works in geometry and for founding two scientific journals, one of which was the first journal about the histor
Wanda Szmielew
Wanda Szmielew née Montlak (5 April 1918 – 27 August 1976) was a Polish mathematical logician who first proved the decidability of the first-order theory of abelian groups.
Henry Forder
Henry George Forder (27 September 1889 – 21 September 1981) was a New Zealand mathematician.
László Fejes Tóth
László Fejes Tóth (Hungarian: Fejes Tóth László, pronounced [ˈfɛjɛʃ ˈtoːt ˈlaːsloː] 12 March 1915 – 17 March 2005) was a Hungarian mathematician who specialized in geometry. He proved that a lattice p
Ludwig Immanuel Magnus
Ludwig Immanuel Magnus (March 15, 1790 – September 25, 1861) was a German Jewish mathematician who, in 1831, published a paper about the inversion transformation, which leads to inversive geometry. Hi
Boris Delaunay
Boris Nikolayevich Delaunay or Delone (Russian: Бори́с Никола́евич Делоне́; 15 March 1890 – 17 July 1980) was a Soviet and Russian mathematician, mountain climber, and the father of physicist, Nikolai
Nathan Altshiller Court
Nathan Altshiller Court (1881-1968) was a Polish-American mathematician, a geometer in particular and author of the famous book College Geometry - An Introduction to the Modern Geometry of the Triangl
Arthur Moritz Schoenflies
Arthur Moritz Schoenflies (German: [ˈʃøːnfliːs]; 17 April 1853 – 27 May 1928), sometimes written as Schönflies, was a German mathematician, known for his contributions to the application of group theo
Theodor Reye
Karl Theodor Reye (born 20 June 1838 in , Germany and died 2 July 1919 in Würzburg, Germany) was a German mathematician. He contributed to geometry, particularly projective geometry and synthetic geom
Reza Sadeghi (mathematician)
Reza Sadeghi (Persian: رضا صادقی;(April 20, 1977 – March 17, 1998) was an Iranian mathematician. He is an alumnus of National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET) Mashad, Iran (
Eduard Study
Eduard Study (/ˈʃtuːdi/ SHTOO-dee), more properly Christian Hugo Eduard Study (March 23, 1862 – January 6, 1930), was a German mathematician known for work on invariant theory of ternary forms (1889)
Victor Schlegel
Victor Schlegel (4 March 1843 – 22 November 1905) was a German mathematician. He is remembered for promoting the geometric algebra of Hermann Grassmann and for a method of visualizing polytopes called
Marcel Grossmann
Marcel Grossmann (April 9, 1878 – September 7, 1936) was a Swiss mathematician and a friend and classmate of Albert Einstein. Grossmann was a member of an old Swiss family from Zurich. His father mana
Maryam Mirzakhani
Maryam Mirzakhani (Persian: مریم میرزاخانی, pronounced [mæɾˈjæm miːɾzɑːxɑːˈniː]; 12 May 1977 – 14 July 2017) was an Iranian mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Her res
A. Harry Wheeler
Albert Harry Wheeler (18 January 1873, Leominster, Massachusetts – 1950) was an American mathematician, inventor, and mathematics teacher, known for physical construction (usually in paper) of polyhed
G. B. Halsted
George Bruce Halsted (November 25, 1853 – March 16, 1922), usually cited as G. B. Halsted, was an American mathematician who explored foundations of geometry and introduced non-Euclidean geometry into
Werner Fenchel
Moritz Werner Fenchel (German: [ˈfɛnçəl]; 3 May 1905 – 24 January 1988) was a mathematician known for his contributions to geometry and to optimization theory. Fenchel established the basic results of
E. H. Moore
Eliakim Hastings Moore (/ɪˈlaɪəkɪm/; January 26, 1862 – December 30, 1932), usually cited as E. H. Moore or E. Hastings Moore, was an American mathematician.
Warren Ambrose
Warren Arthur Ambrose (October 25, 1914 – December 4, 1995) was Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the University of Buenos Aires. He was born in Vir
Benjamin Kagan
Veniamin Fyodorovich Kagan (Russian: Вениами́н Фёдорович Ка́ган; 10 March 1869 – 8 May 1953) was a Russian and Soviet mathematician and expert in geometry. He is the maternal grandfather of mathematic
Rudolf Luneburg
Rudolf Karl Lüneburg (30 March 1903, Volkersheim (Bockenem) - 19 August 1949, Great Falls, Montana), after his emigration at first Lueneburg, later Luneburg, falsified Luneberg) was a professor of mat
Mario Pieri
Mario Pieri (22 June 1860 – 1 March 1913) was an Italian mathematician who is known for his work on foundations of geometry.
Pieter Hendrik Schoute
Pieter Hendrik Schoute (21 January 1846, Wormerveer – 18 April 1913, Groningen) was a Dutch mathematician known for his work on regular polytopes and Euclidean geometry. He started his career as a civ
Ernst Kötter
Ernst Kötter was a German mathematician.
Ion Barbu
Ion Barbu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon ˈbarbu], pen name of Dan Barbilian; 18 March 1895 –11 August 1961) was a Romanian mathematician and poet. His name is associated with the Mathematics Subject C
Jules Hoüel
Guillaume-Jules Hoüel (7 April 1823 – 14 June 1886) was a French mathematician. He entered the École Normale Supérieure in 1843 and received his doctoral degree in 1855 from the Sorbonne. He was sough
Duncan Sommerville
Duncan MacLaren Young Sommerville FRSE FRAS (1879–1934) was a Scottish mathematician and astronomer. He compiled a bibliography on non-Euclidean geometry and also wrote a leading textbook in that fiel
Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri
Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni dʒiˈrɔːlamo sakˈkɛːri]; 5 September 1667 – 25 October 1733) was an Italian Jesuit priest, scholastic philosopher, and mathematician. Sacch
Sun Guangyuan
Sun Guangyuan (simplified Chinese: 孙光远; traditional Chinese: 孫光遠; pinyin: Sūn Guāngyuǎn; Wade–Giles: Sun Kuang-yüan, 1900–1979), also known as Sun Tang (孫鎕), was a Chinese mathematician. He studied pr
Leon Bankoff
Leon Bankoff (December 13, 1908 – February 16, 1997), born in New York City, New York, was an American dentist. As an amateur mathematician he constructed the Bankoff circle. He was also an Esperantis
Karl Georg Christian von Staudt
Karl Georg Christian von Staudt (24 January 1798 – 1 June 1867) was a German mathematician who used synthetic geometry to provide a foundation for arithmetic.
Oskar Bolza
Oskar Bolza (12 May 1857 – 5 July 1942) was a German mathematician, and student of Felix Klein. He was born in Bad Bergzabern, Palatinate, then a district of Bavaria, known for his research in the cal
Heinz Hopf
Heinz Hopf (19 November 1894 – 3 June 1971) was a German mathematician who worked on the fields of topology and geometry.
Franz Taurinus
Franz Adolph Taurinus (15 November 1794 – 13 February 1874) was a German mathematician who is known for his work on non-Euclidean geometry.
James Eells
James Eells (October 25, 1926 – February 14, 2007) was an American mathematician, who specialized in mathematical analysis.
Johannes Hjelmslev
Johannes Trolle Hjelmslev (Danish: [ˈjelˀmsle̝w]; 7 April 1873 – 16 February 1950) was a mathematician from Hørning, Denmark. Hjelmslev worked in geometry and history of geometry. He was the discovere
Kurt Leichtweiss
Kurt Leichtweiß (March 2, 1927 in Villingen-Schwenningen – June 23, 2013) was a mathematician specializing in convex and differential geometry. In 1944, while still in high school Leichtweiß traveled
Richard Baldus
Richard Baldus (11 May 1885, in Salonika – 28 January 1945, in Munich) was a German mathematician, specializing in geometry. Richard Baldus was the son of a station chief of the Anatolian Railway. Aft
August Adler
August Adler (24 January 1863, Opava, Austrian Silesia – 17 October 1923, Vienna) was a Czech and Austrian mathematician noted for using the theory of inversion to provide an alternate proof of Masche
Ștefan Emilian
Ștefan Emilian (August 8, 1819 – November 1899) was an Imperial Austrian-born Romanian mathematician and architect. Born in Bonchida, Kolozs County (now Bonțida, Cluj County), in the Principality of T
Carl Anton Bretschneider
Carl Anton Bretschneider (27 May 1808 – 6 November 1878) was a mathematician from Gotha, Germany. Bretschneider worked in geometry, number theory, and history of geometry. He also worked on logarithmi
David Hilbert
David Hilbert (/ˈhɪlbərt/; German: [ˈdaːvɪt ˈhɪlbɐt]; 23 January 1862 – 14 February 1943) was a German mathematician, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 19th and early 20th centuries. H
John Casey (mathematician)
John Casey (12 May 1820, Kilbehenny, County Limerick, Ireland – 3 January 1891, Dublin) was a respected Irish geometer. He is most famous for Casey's theorem on a circle that is tangent to four other
Raoul Bricard
Raoul Bricard (23 March 1870 – 26 November 1943) was a French engineer and a mathematician. He is best known for his work in geometry, especially descriptive geometry and scissors congruence, and kine
Ibrahim ibn Sinan
Ibrahim ibn Sinan (Arabic: Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān ibn Thābit ibn Qurra, ابراهيم بن سنان بن ثابت بن قرة; born 295-296 AH/c. 908 AD in Baghdad, died: 334-335 AH/946 AD in Baghdad, aged 38) was a mathematicia
Richard M. Pollack
Richard M. Pollack (January 25, 1935 – September 18, 2018) was an American geometer who spent most of his career at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, where he was
Leo Zippin
Leo Zippin (1905 – May 11, 1995) was an American mathematician. He is best known for solving Hilbert's Fifth Problem with Deane Montgomery and Andrew M. Gleason in 1952.
Gerhard Haenzel
Gerhard Karl Theodor Haenzel (5 March 1898, Wolin, Pomerania (German Empire) – 6 March 1944, Lesneven, Brittany (occupied France)) was a German mathematician.
Lorenzo Mascheroni
Lorenzo Mascheroni (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso maskeˈroːni]; May 13, 1750 – July 14, 1800) was an Italian mathematician.
Raoul Bott
Raoul Bott (September 24, 1923 – December 20, 2005) was a Hungarian-American mathematician known for numerous basic contributions to geometry in its broad sense. He is best known for his Bott periodic
Alessandro Padoa
Alessandro Padoa (14 October 1868 – 25 November 1937) was an Italian mathematician and logician, a contributor to the school of Giuseppe Peano. He is remembered for a method for deciding whether, give
Max Brückner
Johannes Max Brückner (5 August 1860 – 1 November 1934) was a German geometer, known for his collection of polyhedral models.
Christiaan Huygens
Christiaan Huygens, Lord of Zeelhem, FRS (/ˈhaɪɡənz/ HY-gənz, US also /ˈhɔɪɡənz/ HOY-gənz, Dutch: [ˈkrɪstijaːn ˈɦœyɣə(n)s]; also spelled Huyghens; Latin: Hugenius; 14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a D
Gyula Pál
Gyula Pál (27 June 1881 – 6 September 1946) was a noted Hungarian-Danish mathematician. He is known for his work on Jordan curves both in plane and space, and on the Kakeya problem. He proved that eve
Alicia Boole Stott
Alicia Boole Stott (8 June 1860 – 17 December 1940) was an Irish mathematician. Despite never holding an academic position, she made a number of valuable contributions to the field, receiving an honor
David Francis Barrow
David Francis Barrow (Athens, Georgia, November 14, 1888 – February 4, 1970) was an American mathematician who introduced Barrow's inequality in 1937. Barrow's father, David Crenshaw Barrow Jr., was a
György Hajós
György Hajós (February 21, 1912, Budapest – March 17, 1972, Budapest) was a Hungarian mathematician who worked in group theory, graph theory, and geometry.
Eduardo Torroja Caballe
Eduardo Torroja Caballé (February 1, 1847 – June 1, 1918) was a Spanish mathematician born in the city of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.
Jakob Steiner
Jakob Steiner (18 March 1796 – 1 April 1863) was a Swiss mathematician who worked primarily in geometry.
Herbert Federer
Herbert Federer (July 23, 1920 – April 21, 2010) was an American mathematician. He is one of the creators of geometric measure theory, at the meeting point of differential geometry and mathematical an
Hermann Brunn
Karl Hermann Brunn (1 August 1862 – 20 September 1939) was a German mathematician, known for his work in convex geometry (see Brunn–Minkowski inequality) and in knot theory. Brunnian links are named a
Edwin E. Moise
Edwin Evariste Moise (/moʊˈiːz/; December 22, 1918 – December 18, 1998)was an American mathematician and mathematics education reformer. After his retirement from mathematics he became a literary crit
Marjorie Rice
Marjorie Ruth Rice (née Jeuck) (1923–2017) was an American amateur mathematician most famous for her discoveries of pentagonal tilings in geometry.
Friedrich Otto Rudolf Sturm
Friedrich Otto Rudolf Sturm (6 January 1841 – 12 April 1919) was a German mathematician. His Ph.D. advisor was Heinrich Eduard Schroeter, and Otto Toeplitz was one of his Ph.D. students. His best ever
List of geometers
A geometer is a mathematician whose area of study is geometry. Some notable geometers and their main fields of work, chronologically listed, are:
Nikolai Lobachevsky
Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (Russian: Никола́й Ива́нович Лобаче́вский, IPA: [nʲikɐˈlaj ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ ləbɐˈtɕɛfskʲɪj]; 1 December [O.S. 20 November] 1792 – 24 February [O.S. 12 February] 1856) was a Ru
Ott-Heinrich Keller
Eduard Ott-Heinrich Keller (22 June 1906 in Frankfurt (Main), Germany– 1990 in Halle, Germany) was a German mathematician who worked in the fields of geometry, topology and algebraic geometry. He form
Mabel Minerva Young
Mabel Minerva Young (1872 – 1963) was an American mathematician active at Wellesley College.
Paul Buchner
Paul Buchner (June, 1531 - 13 November, 1607) was a German architect, geometer, carpenter, and screw maker from Nuremberg, Germany.
William J. Firey
William James Firey (1923–2004) was an American mathematician, specializing in the geometry of convex bodies. Born in Montana, Firey moved with his family to Seattle when he was 6 years old. During WW
Jean-Joseph Kapeller
Jean-Joseph Kapeller (24 July 1706 – 29 November 1790) was a French painter, architect and geometer. Born in Marseille he was influenced by Jean-Baptiste de La Rose and Joseph Vernet, mainly producing
Hassler Whitney
Hassler Whitney (March 23, 1907 – May 10, 1989) was an American mathematician. He was one of the founders of singularity theory, and did foundational work in manifolds, embeddings, immersions, charact
Robert Brown Gardner
Robert Brown (Robby) Gardner (February 27, 1939 – May 5, 1998) was an American mathematician who worked on differential geometry, a field in which he obtained several novel results. He was the author
Qāḍī Zāda al-Rūmī
Qāḍī Zāda al-Rūmī (1364 in Bursa, Ottoman Empire – 1436 in Samarqand, Timurid Empire), whose actual name was Salah al-Din Musa Pasha (qāḍī zāda means "son of the judge", al-rūmī "the Roman" indicating
August Ferdinand Möbius
August Ferdinand Möbius (UK: /ˈmɜːbiəs/, US: /ˈmeɪ-, ˈmoʊ-/; German: [ˈmøːbi̯ʊs]; 17 November 1790 – 26 September 1868) was a German mathematician and theoretical astronomer.
Anders Johan Lexell
Anders Johan Lexell (24 December 1740 – 11 December [O.S. 30 November] 1784) was a Finnish-Swedish astronomer, mathematician, and physicist who spent most of his life in Imperial Russia, where he was
Stanisław Gołąb
Stanisław Gołąb (July 26, 1902 – April 30, 1980) was a Polish mathematician from Kraków, working in particular on the field of affine geometry. In 1932, he proved that the perimeter of the unit disc r
Christian Wiener
Ludwig Christian Wiener (7 December 1826 Darmstadt – 31 July 1896 Karlsruhe) was a German mathematician who specialized in descriptive geometry. Wiener was also a physicist and philosopher. In 1863, h
Gerard of Brussels
Gerard of Brussels (French: Gérard de Bruxelles, Latin: Gerardus Bruxellensis) was an early thirteenth-century geometer and philosopher known primarily for his Latin book Liber de motu (On Motion), wh
Sumner Byron Myers
Sumner Byron Myers (February 19, 1910 – October 8, 1955) was an American mathematician specializing in topology and differential geometry. He studied at Harvard University under H. C. Marston Morse, w
Christian Heinrich von Nagel
Christian Heinrich von Nagel (28 February 1803 in Stuttgart, Germany – 27 October 1882 in Ulm, Germany) was a German geometer. After attending the gymnasium, Nagel went in 1817 to Evangelical Seminari
M. T. Naraniengar
Mandyam Tondanur Naraniengar (1871–1940) was an Indian mathematician. He first proved in 1909 the Morley's trisector theorem after it was posed in 1899 by Frank Morley. He was the president of Indian
Daniel Pedoe
Dan Pedoe (29 October 1910, London – 27 October 1998, St Paul, Minnesota, USA) was an English-born mathematician and geometer with a career spanning more than sixty years. In the course of his life he
Isaak Yaglom
Isaak Moiseevich Yaglom (Russian: Исаа́к Моисе́евич Ягло́м; 6 March 1921 – 17 April 1988) was a Soviet mathematician and author of popular mathematics books, some with his twin Akiva Yaglom. Yaglom re
Piero della Francesca
Piero della Francesca (/ˌpjɛəroʊ ˌdɛlə frænˈtʃɛskə/, also US: /- frɑːnˈ-/, Italian: [ˈpjɛːro della franˈtʃeska]; c. 1415 – 12 October 1492), originally named Piero di Benedetto, was an Italian painter
Gerhard Hessenberg
Gerhard Hessenberg (16 August 1874 – 16 November 1925) was a German mathematician who worked in projective geometry, differential geometry, and set theory.
Hermann Minkowski
Hermann Minkowski (/mɪŋˈkɔːfski, -ˈkɒf-/; German: [mɪŋˈkɔfski]; 22 June 1864 – 12 January 1909) was a German mathematician and professor at Königsberg, Zürich and Göttingen. He created and developed t
Moritz Pasch
Moritz Pasch (8 November 1843, Breslau, Prussia (now Wrocław, Poland) – 20 September 1930, Bad Homburg, Germany) was a German mathematician of Jewish ancestry specializing in the foundations of geomet
Tommy Bonnesen
Tommy Bonnesen (27 March 1873 – 14 March 1935) was a Danish mathematician, known for Bonnesen's inequality. Bonnesen studied at the University of Copenhagen, where in 1902 he received his Ph.D. (promo
Gheorghe Țițeica
Gheorghe Țițeica (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe t͡siˈt͡sejka]; 4 October 1873 – 5 February 1939) publishing as George or Georges Tzitzéica) was a Romanian mathematician who made important contribu
Rafael Artzy
Rafael Artzy (23 July 1912 – 22 August 2006) was an Israeli mathematician specializing in geometry.
Hamnet Holditch
Rev. Hamnet Holditch, also spelled Hamnett Holditch (1800 – 12 December 1867), was an English mathematician who was President of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. In 1858, he introduced the resul
Walter Benz
Walter Benz (May 2, 1931 Lahnstein – January 13, 2017 Ratzeburg) was a German mathematician, an expert in geometry. Benz studied at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and received his doctoral
Nelli Neumann
Nelli Neumann (3 January 1886 – July 1942) was a German mathematician who worked in synthetic geometry. She was one of the first women to obtain a doctorate in mathematics at a German university.
Hugo Hadwiger
Hugo Hadwiger (23 December 1908 in Karlsruhe, Germany – 29 October 1981 in Bern, Switzerland) was a Swiss mathematician, known for his work in geometry, combinatorics, and cryptography.
Jacques-François Le Poivre
Jacques-François Le Poivre (11 February 1652 – 6 December 1710) was a Belgian mathematician and geometer who was a pioneer of projective geometry. He is largely known from a single book in French on c
János Bolyai
János Bolyai (Hungarian: [ˈjaːnoʃ ˈboːjɒi]; 15 December 1802 – 27 January 1860) or Johann Bolyai, was a Hungarian mathematician, who developed absolute geometry—a geometry that includes both Euclidean
Oswald Veblen
Oswald Veblen (June 24, 1880 – August 10, 1960) was an American mathematician, geometer and topologist, whose work found application in atomic physics and the theory of relativity. He proved the Jorda
Johan Antony Barrau
Johan Antony Barrau (3 April 1873, Oisterwijk – 8 January 1953, Utrecht) was a Dutch mathematician, specializing in geometry. Barrau was educated at the Dutch Royal Naval College at Willemsoord and th
Vladimir Arnold
Vladimir Igorevich Arnold (alternative spelling Arnol'd, Russian: Влади́мир И́горевич Арно́льд, 12 June 1937 – 3 June 2010) was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. While he is best known for the Kolmo
Stanko Bilinski
Stanko Bilinski (22 April 1909 in Našice – 6 April 1998 in Zagreb) was a Croatian mathematician and academician. He was a professor at the University of Zagreb and a fellow of the Croatian Academy of
Gerhard Thomsen
Gerhard Thomsen (23 June 1899 – 4 January 1934) was a German mathematician, probably best known for his work in various branches of geometry.
Howard Eves
Howard Whitley Eves (10 January 1911, New Jersey – 6 June 2004) was an American mathematician, known for his work in geometry and the history of mathematics. Eves received his B.S. from the University
Manava (c. 750 BC – 690 BC) is an author of the Hindu geometric text of Sulba Sutras. The Manava Sulbasutra is not the oldest (the one by Baudhayana is older), nor is it one of the most important, the
Virgil of Salzburg
Virgil (c. 700– 27 November 784), also spelled Vergil, Vergilius, Virgilius, Feirgil or Fearghal, was an Irish churchman and early astronomer. He left Ireland around 745, intending to visit the Holy L
Ibn al-Banna' al-Marrakushi
Ibn al‐Bannāʾ al‐Marrākushī (Arabic: ابن البناء المراكشي), full name: Abu'l-Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Uthman al-Azdi al-Marrakushi (Arabic: أبو العباس أحمد بن محمد بن عثمان الأزدي) (29 December 125
Ludwig Burmester
Ludwig Ernst Hans Burmester (5 May 1840 – 20 April 1927) was a German kinematician and geometer. His doctoral thesis Über die Elemente einer Theorie der Isophoten (from German: About the elements of a
Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach
Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach (30 May 1800 – 12 March 1834) was a German geometer and the son of legal scholar Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, and the brother of philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach. After
Aida Yasuaki
Aida Yasuaki (会田 安明, February 10, 1747 – October 26, 1817) also known as Aida Ammei, was a Japanese mathematician in the Edo period. He made significant contributions to the fields of number theory an
Gyula Strommer
Gyula Strommer (8 May 1920 – 28 August 1995) was a Hungarian mathematician and astronomer. He discovered an asteroid, 1537 Transylvania, on 27 August 1940. This was his first scientific success. From
Divsha Amirà
Divsha Amirà (Hebrew: דיבשה אמירה; 1899 – 9 April 1966) was an Israeli mathematician and educator.
Henry P. H. Bromwell
Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell (August 26, 1823 – January 9, 1903) was an American lawyer, politician from Illinois, and prominent Freemason. He was a lawyer and judge who served as a U.S. representativ
Georg Feigl
Georg Feigl (13 October 1890 – 20 April 1945) was a German mathematician.
Marcel Berger
Marcel Berger (14 April 1927 – 15 October 2016) was a French mathematician, doyen of French differential geometry, and a former director of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS), France.
Robert Finn (mathematician)
Robert Samuel Finn (August 8, 1922 – August 16, 2022) was an American mathematician.
Otto Hesse
Ludwig Otto Hesse (22 April 1811 – 4 August 1874) was a German mathematician. Hesse was born in Königsberg, Prussia, and died in Munich, Bavaria. He worked mainly on algebraic invariants, and geometry
Rabbi Nehemiah
Rabbi Nehemiah was a rabbi who lived circa 150 AD (fourth generation of tannaim). He was one of the great students of Rabbi Akiva, and one of the rabbis who received semicha from R' Judah ben Baba The
Edgar Odell Lovett
Edgar Odell Lovett (April 14, 1871 – August 13, 1957) was an American educator and education administrator. He was the first president of Rice Institute (now Rice University) in Houston, Texas. Lovett
Eugenius Nulty
Eugenius Nulty (1790 – July 3, 1871) was an Irish born American mathematician of the 19th century. He served on the faculty of Dickinson College from 1814 to 1816, and later taught and tutored promine
Børge Jessen
Børge Christian Jessen (19 June 1907 – 20 March 1993) was a Danish mathematician best known for his work in analysis, specifically on the Riemann zeta function, and in geometry, specifically on Hilber
Homersham Cox (mathematician)
Homersham Cox (1857–1918) was an English mathematician.
István Fáry
István Fáry (30 June 1922 – 2 November 1984) was a Hungarian-born mathematician known for his work in geometry and algebraic topology. He proved Fáry's theorem that every planar graph has a straight-l
Leroy Milton Kelly
Leroy Milton Kelly (May 8, 1914 – February 21, 2002) was an American mathematician whose research primarily concerned combinatorial geometry. In 1986 he settled a conjecture of Jean-Pierre Serre by pr
Boyd Crumrine Patterson
Boyd Crumrine Patterson was an American mathematician and the ninth president of Washington & Jefferson College. Patterson was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, on April 23, 1902, and graduated from W
Peter M. Gruber
Peter Manfred Gruber (28 August 1941, Klagenfurt – 7 March 2017, Vienna) was an Austrian mathematician working in geometric number theory as well as in convex and discrete geometry.
Branko Grünbaum
Branko Grünbaum (Hebrew: ברנקו גרונבאום; 2 October 1929 – 14 September 2018) was a Croatian-born mathematician of Jewish descent and a professor emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. He
Samuel L. Greitzer
Samuel L. Greitzer (August 10, 1905 – February 22, 1988) was an American mathematician, the founding chairman of the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad, and the publisher of the precollege
Enzo Martinelli
Enzo Martinelli (11 November 1911 – 27 August 1999) was an Italian mathematician, working in the theory of functions of several complex variables: he is best known for his work on the theory of for ho