Category: Number theorists

Allan J. C. Cunningham
Allan Joseph Champneys Cunningham (1842–1928) was a British-Indian mathematician.
G. H. Hardy
Godfrey Harold Hardy FRS (7 February 1877 – 1 December 1947) was an English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis. In biology, he is known for the Hardy–
Peter Szüsz
Peter Szüsz (11 November 1924 – 16 February 2008) was a Serbian-Hungarian-American mathematician known for his proof (1961) of the Gauss-Kuzmin Theorem, his work in probabilistic number theory, and hi
Arnold Walfisz
Arnold Walfisz (2 July 1892 – 29 May 1962) was a Jewish-Polish mathematician working in analytic number theory.
Bernard Frénicle de Bessy
Bernard Frénicle de Bessy (c. 1604 – 1674), was a French mathematician born in Paris, who wrote numerous mathematical papers, mainly in number theory and combinatorics. He is best remembered for Des q
André Néron
André Néron (November 30, 1922, La Clayette, France – April 6, 1985, Paris, France) was a French mathematician at the Université de Poitiers who worked on elliptic curves and abelian varieties. He dis
Solomon W. Golomb
Solomon Wolf Golomb (/ɡəloʊm/; May 30, 1932 – May 1, 2016) was an American mathematician, engineer, and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Southern California, best known for his
Hendrik Kloosterman
Hendrik Douwe Kloosterman (9 April 1900 – 6 May 1968) was a Dutch mathematician, known for his work in number theory (in particular, for introducing Kloosterman sums) and in representation theory. Aft
Stanley Skewes
Stanley Skewes (/skjuːz/; 1899–1988) was a South African mathematician, best known for his discovery of the Skewes's number in 1933. He was one of John Edensor Littlewood's students at Cambridge Unive
Tom M. Apostol
Tom Mike Apostol (August 20, 1923 – May 8, 2016) was an American analytic number theorist and professor at the California Institute of Technology, best known as the author of widely used mathematical
Pál Turán
Pál Turán (Hungarian: [ˈpaːl ˈturaːn]; 18 August 1910 – 26 September 1976) also known as Paul Turán, was a Hungarian mathematician who worked primarily in extremal combinatorics. He had a long collabo
Daihachiro Sato
Daihachiro Sato (佐藤 大八郎, Satō Daihachirō, June 1, 1932 – May 28, 2008) was a Japanese mathematician who was awarded the Lester R. Ford Award in 1976 for his work in number theory, specifically on his
György Elekes
György Elekes (19 May 1949 – 29 September 2008) was a Hungarian mathematician and computer scientist who specialized in Combinatorial geometry and Combinatorial set theory. He may be best known for hi
W. R. (Red) Alford
William Robert "Red" Alford (July 21, 1937 – May 29, 2003) was an American mathematician who worked in the fields of topology and number theory.
Conrad Henfling
Conrad Henfling (1648–1716 Ansbach, Germany), musicologist, musician, mathematician and lawyer was an official and privy councilor (Hofrat) at the court of the Margrave of Ansbach, Germany. He also in
Ernst Sejersted Selmer
Ernst Sejersted Selmer (11 February 1920 – 8 November 2006) was a Norwegian mathematician, who worked in number theory, as well as a cryptologist. The Selmer group of an Abelian variety is named after
Péter Kiss (mathematician)
Péter Kiss (March 5, 1937 – March 5, 2002) was a Hungarian mathematician, Doctor of Mathematics, and professor of mathematics at Eszterházy Károly College, who specialized in number theory. In 1992 he
Kenkichi Iwasawa
Kenkichi Iwasawa (岩澤 健吉 Iwasawa Kenkichi, September 11, 1917 – October 26, 1998) was a Japanese mathematician who is known for his influence on algebraic number theory.
George Leo Watson
George Leo Watson (13 December 1909, Whitby – 9 January 1988, London) was a British mathematician, who specialized in number theory.
Atle Selberg
Atle Selberg (14 June 1917 – 6 August 2007) was a Norwegian mathematician known for his work in analytic number theory and the theory of automorphic forms, and in particular for bringing them into rel
Thābit ibn Qurra
Thābit ibn Qurra (full name: Abū al-Ḥasan ibn Zahrūn al-Ḥarrānī al-Ṣābiʾ, Arabic: أبو الحسن ثابت بن قرة بن زهرون الحراني الصابئ, Latin: Thebit/Thebith/Tebit); 826 or 836 – February 19, 901, was a math
Andrzej Schinzel
Andrzej Bobola Maria Schinzel (5 April 1937 – 21 August 2021) was a Polish mathematician studying mainly number theory.
Carl Wolfgang Benjamin Goldschmidt
Carl Wolfgang Benjamin Goldschmidt (1807 – 15 February 1851) was a German astronomer, mathematician, and physicist of Jewish descent who was a professor of astronomy at the University of Göttingen. He
Heinrich Martin Weber
Heinrich Martin Weber (5 March 1842, Heidelberg, Germany – 17 May 1913, Straßburg, Alsace-Lorraine, German Empire, now Strasbourg, France) was a German mathematician. Weber's main work was in algebra,
Goro Shimura
Gorō Shimura (志村 五郎, Shimura Gorō, 23 February 1930 – 3 May 2019) was a Japanese mathematician and Michael Henry Strater Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University who worked in number
Leonard Eugene Dickson
Leonard Eugene Dickson (January 22, 1874 – January 17, 1954) was an American mathematician. He was one of the first American researchers in abstract algebra, in particular the theory of finite fields
Sophie Germain
Marie-Sophie Germain (French: [maʁi sɔfi ʒɛʁmɛ̃]; 1 April 1776 – 27 June 1831) was a French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. Despite initial opposition from her parents and difficulties pres
Anatoly Karatsuba
Anatoly Alexeyevich Karatsuba (his first name often spelled Anatolii) (Russian: Анато́лий Алексе́евич Карацу́ба; Grozny, Soviet Union, 31 January 1937 – Moscow, Russia, 28 September 2008) was a Russia
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.
Élisabeth Lutz
Élisabeth Lutz (May 14, 1914 – July 31, 2008) was a French mathematician. The Nagell–Lutz theorem in Diophantine geometry describes the torsion points of elliptic curves; it is named after Lutz and Tr
Ivan Ivanov (mathematician)
Ivan Ivanovich Ivanov (Russian: Иван Иванович Иванов; 11 August 1862 – 17 December 1939) was a Russian-Soviet mathematician who worked in the field of number theory. Together with Georgy Voronoy he co
Hans Carl Friedrich von Mangoldt
Hans Carl Friedrich von Mangoldt (1854 in Weimar– 1925 in Danzig) was a German mathematician who contributed to the solution of the prime number theorem.
Robert Daniel Carmichael
Robert Daniel Carmichael (March 1, 1879 – May 2, 1967) was an American mathematician.
Paul A. Catlin
Paul Allen Catlin (June 25, 1948 – April 20, 1995) was a mathematician, professor of mathematics who worked in graph theory and number theory. He wrote a significant paper on the series of chromatic n
Ferdinand von Lindemann
Carl Louis Ferdinand von Lindemann (12 April 1852 – 6 March 1939) was a German mathematician, noted for his proof, published in 1882, that π (pi) is a transcendental number, meaning it is not a root o
László Rédei
László Rédei (15 November 1900 – 21 November 1980) was a Hungarian mathematician. Rédei graduated from the University of Budapest and initially worked as a schoolteacher. In 1940 he was appointed prof
Fibonacci (/ˌfɪbəˈnɑːtʃi/; also US: /ˌfiːb-/, Italian: [fiboˈnattʃi]; c. 1170 – c. 1240–50), also known as Leonardo Bonacci, Leonardo of Pisa, or Leonardo Bigollo Pisano ('Leonardo the Traveller from
Bohuslav Diviš
Bohuslav Diviš (December 20 1942 in Prague – July 26 1976 in Normal, Illinois, United States) was a Czech mathematician, who worked in the field of number theory. Bohuslav Diviš won the Czechoslovak a
Claude Chevalley
Claude Chevalley (French: [ʃəvalɛ]; 11 February 1909 – 28 June 1984) was a French mathematician who made important contributions to number theory, algebraic geometry, class field theory, finite group
Harry Vandiver
Harry Schultz Vandiver (21 October 1882 – 9 January 1973) was an American mathematician, known for work in number theory. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John Lyon and Ida Frances (Everet
James Whitbread Lee Glaisher
James Whitbread Lee Glaisher FRS FRSE FRAS (5 November 1848, Lewisham – 7 December 1928, Cambridge), son of James Glaisher and Cecilia Glaisher, was a prolific English mathematician and astronomer. Hi
Jurjen Ferdinand Koksma
Jurjen Ferdinand Koksma (21 April 1904, Schoterland – 17 December 1964, Amsterdam) was a Dutch mathematician who specialized in analytic number theory. Koksma received his Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in
Charles Hermite
Charles Hermite (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁl ɛʁˈmit]) FRS FRSE MIAS (24 December 1822 – 14 January 1901) was a French mathematician who did research concerning number theory, quadratic forms, invaria
Roger Apéry
Roger Apéry (French: [apeʁi]; 14 November 1916, Rouen – 18 December 1994, Caen) was a French mathematician most remembered for Apéry's theorem, which states that ζ(3) is an irrational number. Here, ζ(
Edmund Landau
Edmund Georg Hermann Landau (14 February 1877 – 19 February 1938) was a German mathematician who worked in the fields of number theory and complex analysis.
Christopher Hooley
Christopher Hooley FRS FLSW (7 August 1928 – 13 December 2018) was a British mathematician, professor of mathematics at Cardiff University. He did his PhD under the supervision of Albert Ingham. He wo
John Edensor Littlewood
John Edensor Littlewood FRS (9 June 1885 – 6 September 1977) was a British mathematician. He worked on topics relating to analysis, number theory, and differential equations, and had lengthy collabora
Leonhard Euler
Leonhard Euler (/ˈɔɪlər/ OY-lər, German: [ˈɔʏlɐ]; 15 April 1707 – 18 September 1783) was a Swiss mathematician, physicist, astronomer, geographer, logician and engineer who founded the studies of grap
Luca Pacioli
Fra Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli (sometimes Paccioli or Paciolo; c. 1447 – 19 June 1517) was an Italian mathematician, Franciscan friar, collaborator with Leonardo da Vinci, and an early contributor to
Wang Yuan (mathematician)
Wang Yuan (Chinese: 王元; pinyin: Wáng Yuán; 29 April 1930 – 14 May 2021) was a Chinese mathematician and writer known for his contributions to the Goldbach conjecture. He was a president of the Chinese
Jerzy Browkin
Jerzy Browkin (5 November 1934 – 23 November 2015) was a Polish mathematician, studying mainly algebraic number theory. He was a professor at the Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Scie
Richard Dedekind
Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind [ˈdeːdəˌkɪnt] (6 October 1831 – 12 February 1916) was a German mathematician who made important contributions to number theory, abstract algebra (particularly ring theo
Nikolai Chebotaryov
Nikolai Grigorievich Chebotaryov (often spelled Chebotarov or Chebotarev, Ukrainian: Мико́ла Григо́рович Чеботарьо́в, Russian: Никола́й Григо́рьевич Чеботарёв) (15 June [O.S. 3 June] 1894 – 2 July 194
Patrick X. Gallagher
Patrick Ximenes Gallagher (January 2, 1935 – March 30, 2019) was an American mathematician who pioneered large sieve theory and invented the larger sieve.
Viggo Brun
Viggo Brun (13 October 1885 – 15 August 1978) was a Norwegian professor, mathematician and number theorist.
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (/dʒəˈkoʊbi/; German: [jaˈkoːbi]; 10 December 1804 – 18 February 1851) was a German mathematician who made fundamental contributions to elliptic functions, dynamics, different
Martin Eichler
Martin Maximilian Emil Eichler (29 March 1912 – 7 October 1992) was a German number theorist. Eichler received his Ph.D. from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in 1936. Eichler and Goro
George Blakley
George Robert (Bob) Blakley Jr. was an American cryptographer and a professor of mathematics at Texas A&M University, best known for inventing a secret sharing scheme in 1979 (see ).
George B. Purdy
George Barry Purdy (20 February 1944 – 30 December 2017) was a mathematician and computer scientist who specialized in cryptography, combinatorial geometry and number theory. Purdy received his Ph.D.
Pierre de Fermat
Pierre de Fermat (French: [pjɛʁ də fɛʁma]; between 31 October and 6 December 1607 – 12 January 1665) was a French mathematician who is given credit for early developments that led to infinitesimal cal
Henry Mann
Henry Berthold Mann (27 October 1905, Vienna – 1 February 2000, Tucson) was a professor of mathematics and statistics at the Ohio State University. Mann proved the Schnirelmann-Landau conjecture in nu
Arthur Wieferich
Arthur Josef Alwin Wieferich (April 27, 1884 – September 15, 1954) was a German mathematician and teacher, remembered for his work on number theory, as exemplified by a type of prime numbers named aft
Jean-Pierre Wintenberger
Jean-Pierre Wintenberger (1954 – 23 January 2019) was a French mathematician and a professor of mathematics at the University of Strasbourg. He was corecipient of the 2011 Cole Prize in number theory,
Taira Honda
Taira Honda (本田 平, Honda Taira, 2 June 1932 Fukui, Japan – 15 May 1975 Osaka, Japan) was a Japanese mathematician working on number theory who proved the Honda–Tate theorem classifying abelian varieti
Joichi Suetsuna
Joichi Suetsuna (Japanese: 末綱 恕一 Suetsuna Joichi; alternative Romanziation: Zyoiti Suetuna; November 28, 1898 – August 6, 1970) was a Japanese mathematician who worked mainly on number theory. In addi
Joseph Wolstenholme
Joseph Wolstenholme (30 September 1829 – 18 November 1891) was an English mathematician. Wolstenholme was born in Eccles near Salford, Lancashire, England, the son of a Methodist minister, Joseph Wols
James Cullen (mathematician)
Father James Cullen, S.J. (19 April 1867 – 7 December 1933) was born at Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. He was born at 89 West Street, Drogheda, to Michael Cullen, a baker, and Catherine McDonough. I
Ernst Meissel
Daniel Friedrich Ernst Meissel (31 July 1826, Eberswalde, Brandenburg Province – 11 March 1895, Kiel) was a German astronomer who contributed to various aspects of number theory.
Helmut Hasse
Helmut Hasse (German: [ˈhasə]; 25 August 1898 – 26 December 1979) was a German mathematician working in algebraic number theory, known for fundamental contributions to class field theory, the applicat
Lev Schnirelmann
Lev Genrikhovich Schnirelmann (also Shnirelman, Shnirel'man; Лев Ге́нрихович Шнирельма́н; 2 January 1905 – 24 September 1938) was a Soviet mathematician who worked on number theory, topology and diffe
Mabel Gweneth Humphreys
Mabel Gweneth Humphreys was a Canadian-American mathematician and Professor of Mathematics at Randolph-Macon Women's College.The M. Gweneth Humphreys Award of the Association for Women in Mathematics
Samuel Yates
Samuel Yates (May 10, 1919 in Savannah, Georgia – April 22, 1991 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) was a computer engineer and mathematician who first described unique primes in the 1980s. In 1984 he bega
Anton Felkel
Anton Felkel (26 April 1740, Kamenz, Silesia – c. 1800, possibly in Lisbon, Portugal) was an Austrian mathematician who worked on the determination of prime numbers.
Emil Artin
Emil Artin (German: [ˈaʁtiːn]; March 3, 1898 – December 20, 1962) was an Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent. Artin was one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. He is best kn
Norman J. Pullman
Norman J. Pullman (March 31, 1931 – May 28, 1999) was a mathematician, professor of mathematics, and Doctor of Mathematics, who specialized in number theory, matrix theory, linear algebra, and theory
Reinhold Strassmann
Reinhold Strassmann (or Straßmann) (24 January 1893 in Berlin – late October 1944 in Auschwitz concentration camp) was a German mathematician who proved Strassmann's theorem. His Ph.D. advisor at Univ
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
Harold Edwards (mathematician)
Harold Mortimer Edwards, Jr. (August 6, 1936 – November 10, 2020) was an American mathematician working in number theory, algebra, and the history and philosophy of mathematics. He was one of the co-f
Vasily Vladimirov
Vasily Sergeyevich Vladimirov (Russian: Васи́лий Серге́евич Влади́миров; 9 January 1923 – 3 November 2012) was a Soviet and Russian mathematician working in the fields of number theory, mathematical p
James A. Clarkson
James Andrew Clarkson (7 February 1906 – 6 June 1970) was an American mathematician and professor of mathematics who specialized in number theory. He is known for proving inequalities in Hölder spaces
Marvin Knopp
Marvin Isadore Knopp (January 4, 1933 – December 24, 2011) was an American mathematician who worked primarily in number theory. He madenotable contributions to the theory of modular forms.
Eratosthenes of Cyrene (/ɛrəˈtɒsθəniːz/; Greek: Ἐρατοσθένης [eratostʰénɛːs]; c. 276 BC – c. 195/194 BC) was a Greek polymath: a mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and music theorist. He was
Leonardo Bonacci
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Ivan M. Niven
Ivan Morton Niven (October 25, 1915 – May 9, 1999) was a Canadian-American mathematician, specializing in number theory and known for his work on Waring's problem. He worked for many years as a profes
Theodor Vahlen
Karl Theodor Vahlen (30 June 1869 – 16 November 1945) was an Austrian-born mathematician and professor who was a member of the Nazi Party. He served as the first Gauleiter of Pomerania and was a membe
Rudolf Fueter
Karl Rudolf Fueter (30 June 1880 – 9 August 1950) was a Swiss mathematician, known for his work on number theory.
Pafnuty Chebyshev
Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev (Russian: Пафну́тий Льво́вич Чебышёв, IPA: [pɐfˈnutʲɪj ˈlʲvovʲɪtɕ tɕɪbɨˈʂof]) (16 May [O.S. 4 May] 1821 – 8 December [O.S. 26 November] 1894) was a Russian mathematician and
Tibor Šalát
Tibor Šalát (May 13, 1926 – May 14, 2005) was a Slovak mathematician, professor of mathematics, and Doctor of Mathematics who specialized in number theory and real analysis. He was the author and co-a
Friedrich Karl Schmidt
Friedrich Karl Schmidt (22 September 1901 – 25 January 1977) was a German mathematician, who made notable contributions to algebra and number theory. Schmidt studied from 1920 to 1925 in Freiburg and
Jonas Kubilius
Jonas Kubilius (27 July 1921 – 30 October 2011) was a Lithuanian mathematician who worked in probability theory and number theory. He was rector of Vilnius University for 32 years, and served one term
Martin Kneser
Martin Kneser (21 January 1928 – 16 February 2004) was a German mathematician. His father Hellmuth Kneser and grandfather Adolf Kneser were also mathematicians. He obtained his PhD in 1950 from Humbol
Gordon Pall
Gordon Pall (26 December 1907 – December 1987) was a Canadian mathematician. In 1945, he and Lloyd Williams founded the Canadian Mathematical Congress.
Adolph Winkler Goodman
Adolph Winkler Goodman (July 20, 1915 – July 30, 2004) was an American mathematician who contributed to number theory, graph theory and to the theory of univalent functions: The conjecture on the coef
Edward Waring
Edward Waring FRS (c. 1736 – 15 August 1798) was a British mathematician. He entered Magdalene College, Cambridge as a sizar and became Senior wrangler in 1757. He was elected a Fellow of Magdalene an
Hans Rademacher
Hans Adolph Rademacher (German: [ˈʁaːdəmaxɐ]; 3 April 1892, Wandsbeck, now Hamburg-Wandsbek – 7 February 1969, Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA) was a German-born American mathematician, known for work in
Leonidas Alaoglu
Leonidas (Leon) Alaoglu (Greek: Λεωνίδας Αλάογλου; March 19, 1914 – August 1981) was a mathematician, known for his result, called Alaoglu's theorem on the weak-star compactness of the closed unit bal
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
Vladimir Gennadievich Sprindzuk
Vladimir Gennadievich Sprindzuk (Russian Владимир Геннадьевич Спринджук, Belarusian Уладзімір Генадзевіч Спрынджук, 22 July 1936, Minsk – 26 July 1987) was a Soviet-Belarusian number theorist.
Nesmith Ankeny
Nesmith Cornett Ankeny (1927, Walla Walla, Washington – 4 August 1993, Seattle) was an American mathematician specialising in number theory. After Army service, he studied at Stanford University and o
Euclid (/ˈjuːklɪd/; Greek: Εὐκλείδης; fl. 300 BC) was an ancient Greek mathematician active as a geometer and logician. Considered the "father of geometry", he is chiefly known for the Elements treati
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS (/ˈsriːnɪvɑːsə rɑːˈmɑːnʊdʒən/; born Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar, IPA: [sriːniʋaːsa ɾaːmaːnud͡ʑan ajːaŋgar]; 22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920) was an Indian mathematician. Thou
Johan Jensen (mathematician)
Johan Ludwig William Valdemar Jensen, mostly known as Johan Jensen (8 May 1859 – 5 March 1925), was a Danish mathematician and engineer. He was the president of the Danish Mathematical Society from 18
Richard S. Varga
Richard Steven Varga (October 9, 1928 - February 25, 2022) was an American mathematician who specialized in numerical analysis and linear algebra. He was an Emeritus University Professor of Mathematic
Trygve Nagell
Trygve Nagell or Trygve Nagel (July 13, 1895 in Oslo – January 24, 1988 in Uppsala) was a Norwegian mathematician, known for his works on Diophantine equations in number theory.
Christian Goldbach
Christian Goldbach (/ˈɡoʊldbɑːk/; German: [ˈɡɔltbax]; 18 March 1690 – 20 November 1764) was a German mathematician connected with some important research mainly in number theory; he also studied law a
Franz Mertens
Franz Mertens (20 March 1840 – 5 March 1927) (also known as Franciszek Mertens) was a Polish mathematician. He was born in Schroda in the Grand Duchy of Posen, Kingdom of Prussia (now Środa Wielkopols
Ernst Kummer
Ernst Eduard Kummer (29 January 1810 – 14 May 1893) was a German mathematician. Skilled in applied mathematics, Kummer trained German army officers in ballistics; afterwards, he taught for 10 years in
Erich Hecke
Erich Hecke (20 September 1887 – 13 February 1947) was a German mathematician known for his work in number theory and the theory of modular forms.
Joseph Bertrand
Joseph Louis François Bertrand (French pronunciation: ​[ʒozɛf lwi fʁɑ̃swa bɛʁtʁɑ̃]; 11 March 1822 – 5 April 1900) was a French mathematician who worked in the fields of number theory, differential geo
Klaus Roth
Klaus Friedrich Roth FRS (29 October 1925 – 10 November 2015) was a German-born British mathematician who won the Fields Medal for proving Roth's theorem on the Diophantine approximation of algebraic
Barry Pennington
William Barry Pennington (9 July 1923 – 5 March 1968) was a British mathematician best known for his work on Ramanujan's tau function. Pennington was born in Bawtry, Yorkshire. He was educated at Loug
Joseph-Louis Lagrange
Joseph-Louis Lagrange (born Giuseppe Luigi Lagrangia or Giuseppe Ludovico De la Grange Tournier; 25 January 1736 – 10 April 1813), also reported as Giuseppe Luigi Lagrange or Lagrangia, was an Italian
Victor-Amédée Lebesgue
Victor-Amédée Lebesgue, sometimes written Le Besgue, (2 October 1791, Grandvilliers (Oise) – 10 June 1875, Bordeaux (Gironde)) was a mathematician working on number theory. He was elected a member of
Paul T. Bateman
Paul Trevier Bateman (June 6, 1919 – December 26, 2012) was an American number theorist, known for formulating the Bateman–Horn conjecture on the density of prime number values generated by systems of
Jürgen Neukirch
Jürgen Neukirch (24 July 1937 – 5 February 1997) was a German mathematician known for his work on algebraic number theory.
Carl Ludwig Siegel
Carl Ludwig Siegel (31 December 1896 – 4 April 1981) was a German mathematician specialising in analytic number theory. He is known for, amongst other things, his contributions to the Thue–Siegel–Roth
Alan Baker (mathematician)
Alan Baker FRS (19 August 1939 – 4 February 2018) was an English mathematician, known for his work on effective methods in number theory, in particular those arising from transcendental number theory.
A. O. L. Atkin
Arthur Oliver Lonsdale Atkin (31 July 1925 – 28 December 2008), who published under the name A. O. L. Atkin, was a British mathematician. As an undergraduate during World War II, Atkin worked at Bletc
John Wilson (mathematician and judge)
John Wilson (6 August 1741, Applethwaite, Westmorland – 18 October 1793, Kendal, Westmorland) was an English mathematician and judge. Wilson's theorem is named after him. Wilson attended school in Sta
Philippe Flajolet
Philippe Flajolet (French: [flaʒɔlɛ]; 1 December 1948 – 22 March 2011) was a French computer scientist.
Richard K. Guy
Richard Kenneth Guy (30 September 1916 – 9 March 2020) was a British mathematician. He was a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Calgary. He is known for his work in number
Derrick Norman Lehmer
Derrick Norman Lehmer (27 July 1867 – 8 September 1938) was an American mathematician and number theorist.
Harold Davenport
Harold Davenport FRS (30 October 1907 – 9 June 1969) was an English mathematician, known for his extensive work in number theory.
Johannes van der Corput
Johannes Gaultherus van der Corput (4 September 1890 – 16 September 1975) was a Dutch mathematician, working in the field of analytic number theory. He was appointed professor at the University of Fri
James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS HonFRSE (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theor
Peter Roquette
Peter Roquette (born 8 October 1927) is a German mathematician working in algebraic geometry, algebra, and number theory. He was born in Königsberg. Roquette studied in Erlangen, Berlin, and Hamburg.
Sun Tzu (mathematician)
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Jérôme Franel
Jérôme Franel (1859–1939) was a Swiss mathematician who specialised in analytic number theory. He is mainly known through a 1924 paper, in which he establishes the equivalence of the Riemann hypothesi
Claude Gaspar Bachet de Méziriac
Claude Gaspar Bachet Sieur de Méziriac (9 October 1581 – 26 February 1638) was a French mathematician and poet born in Bourg-en-Bresse, at that time belonging to Duchy of Savoy. He wrote Problèmes pla
Daniel Shanks
Daniel Shanks (January 17, 1917 – September 6, 1996) was an American mathematician who worked primarily in numerical analysis and number theory. He was the first person to compute π to 100,000 decimal
Paul Epstein
Paul Epstein (July 24, 1871 – August 11, 1939) was a German mathematician. He was known for his contributions to number theory, in particular the Epstein zeta function. Epstein was born and brought up
Pierre Hérigone
Pierre Hérigone (Latinized as Petrus Herigonius) (1580–1643) was a French mathematician and astronomer. Of Basque origin, Hérigone taught in Paris for most of his life.
Kamāl al-Dīn al-Fārisī
Kamal al-Din Hasan ibn Ali ibn Hasan al-Farisi or Abu Hasan Muhammad ibn Hasan (1267– 12 January 1319, long assumed to be 1320)) (Persian: كمال‌الدين فارسی) was a Persian Muslim scientist. He made two
Rodion Kuzmin
Rodion Osievich Kuzmin (Russian: Родион Осиевич Кузьмин, 9 November 1891, Riabye village in the Haradok district – 24 March 1949, Leningrad) was a Soviet mathematician, known for his works in number t
Nikolaus Hofreiter
Nikolaus Hofreiter (8 May 1904 – 23 January 1990) was an Austrian mathematician who worked mainly in number theory.
Helge von Koch
Niels Fabian Helge von Koch (25 January 1870 – 11 March 1924) was a Swedish mathematician who gave his name to the famous fractal known as the Koch snowflake, one of the earliest fractal curves to be
Qin Jiushao
Qin Jiushao (Chinese: 秦九韶; pinyin: Qín Jiǔsháo; Wade–Giles: Ch'in Chiu-shao, ca. 1202–1261), courtesy name Daogu (道古), was a Chinese mathematician, meteorologist, inventor, politician, and writer. He
Alfréd Rényi
Alfréd Rényi (20 March 1921 – 1 February 1970) was a Hungarian mathematician known for his work in probability theory, though he also made contributions in combinatorics, graph theory, and number theo
Jacques de Billy
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Carl D. Olds
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Peter Montgomery (mathematician)
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Theodor Schönemann
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Philipp Furtwängler
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Yuri Linnik
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Ludwig Stickelberger
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August Ferdinand Möbius
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Serge Lang
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John Selfridge
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Marin Mersenne
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Sanford L. Segal
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Étienne Bézout
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Norman Levinson
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Paul Stäckel
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Aleksandr Khinchin
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C. Brian Haselgrove
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Charles Jean de la Vallée Poussin
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Artemas Martin
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Emil Grosswald
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Wacław Sierpiński
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Benjamin Peirce
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Hermann Minkowski
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Fritz Gassmann
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J. W. S. Cassels
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John Pell (mathematician)
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Donald Dines Wall
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Hermann Weyl
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Karl Prachar
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Heini Halberstam
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Alexander Gelfond
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Eugène Charles Catalan
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Alexander Aigner
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William J. LeVeque
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Jacob Bernoulli
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John H. Coates
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Axel Thue
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Hua Luogeng
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James Ax
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Paul Gustav Heinrich Bachmann
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Burton Wadsworth Jones
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Théophile Pépin
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Carl Størmer
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Edward Charles Titchmarsh
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Ralph Ernest Powers
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Aida Yasuaki
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Henry John Stephen Smith
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D. H. Lehmer
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Alfred van der Poorten
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Hans Heilbronn
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Robert Alexander Rankin
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Yutaka Taniyama
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Richard Arenstorf
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Alexander Buchstab
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Eleanor Mollie Horadam
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Ralph Duncan James
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Felix Behrend
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John Brillhart
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Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev
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Julia Robinson
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Alexander Oppenheim
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Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
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Wilhelm Ljunggren
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Adrien-Marie Legendre
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Louis J. Mordell
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Edmund Hlawka
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George Ballard Mathews
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David A. Klarner
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Indulata Sukla
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Donald John Lewis
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Nikolay Korobov
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Teiji Takagi
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Gotthold Eisenstein
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Alfred Brauer
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David G. Cantor
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Chen Jingrun
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Julian Sochocki
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Verner Emil Hoggatt Jr.
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Édouard Lucas
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Robert Breusch
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Alexey Georgiyevich Postnikov
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Antonia J. Jones
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Paul Erdős
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Albert Ingham
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Lowell Schoenfeld
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Albert A. Mullin
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Hans Riesel
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Hans-Egon Richert
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Ivan Vinogradov
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Kurt Hensel
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