# A Stunning List of the World's Most Famous Mathematicians

The famous mathematicians' list given here pays a tribute to those great minds who gave the world the gift of mathematics.

Rajib Singha

Last Updated: Sep 27, 2018

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*Mathematics is well and good but nature keeps dragging us around by the nose.*"**― Albert Einstein**

**Note**: The list not only comprises mathematicians, but also scientists and physicists, who have, in their own way, contributed to this field.
List of Some Famous Geniuses in the Field of Mathematics

- Albert Einstein
- Aryabhatta
- Ramanujam
- Charles Babbage
- Abram Besicovitch
- Adrien M. Legendre
- Alain Connes
- Alan Baker
- Alexander Grothendieck
- Alhazen ibn al-Haytham
- André Weil
- Andrei Okounkov
- Andrey N. Kolmogorov
- Antiphon
- Apastamba
- Apollonius of Perga
- Archytas

- David Hilbert
- Claude Bachet
- Charles Hermite
- Carl Ludwig Siegel
- Carl Bjerknes
- Brahmagupta
- Bháscara Áchárya
- Bernhard Riemann
- Augustin Cauchy
- Arthur Cayley
- Diophantus of Alexandria
- Élie Cartan
- Emma Noether
- Enrico Bombieri
- Eudoxus of Cnidus
- Évariste Galois

- Felix Christian Klein
- Francesco B. Cavalieri
- Ferdinand Eisenstein
- François Viète
- Gaspard Monge
- Georg Cantor
- George Boole
- Gerard Desargues
- Girolamo Cardano
- Giuseppe Peano
- Godfrey H. Hardy
- Harry Bateman
- Henri Léon Lebesgue
- Henri Poincaré
- Hermann G. Grassmann
- Hermann K. H. Weyl
- Hermann Minkowski

- Isadore M. Singer
- Jacob Bernoulli
- Jacques Hadamard
- Jacques Tits
- Jean-Pierre Serre
- Jean-Victor Poncelet
- Johann Bernoulli
- Johann H. Lambert
- John Bell
- John E. Littlewood
- John G. Thompson
- John Tate
- John von Neumann
- John Wallis
- Joseph Bertrand
- Joseph Emile Barbier
- Joseph Fourier
- Joseph Liouville
- Julius Plücker

- Karl W. T. Weierstrass
- Klaus Friedrich Roth
- Kunihiko Kodaira
- Kurt Gödel
- L.E.J. Brouwer
- Lars V. Hörmander
- Lars Valerian Ahlfors
- Laurent Lafforgue
- Laurent Schwarts
- Lennart Carleson
- Leonardo `Fibonacci'
- Liu Hui
- M. E. Camille Jordan
- Michael F. Atiyah
- Michael Francis Atiyah
- Mikhail Gromov
- Niels Abel
- Pafnuty Chebyshev
- Pappus of Alexandria
- Paul Erdös

- Peter D. Lax
- Peter G. L. Dirichlet
- Pierre de Fermat
- Pierre René Deligne
- Pierre-Louis Lions
- Pythagoras of Samos
- Richard Dedekind
- Richard E. Borcherds
- S. R. Srinivas Varadhan
- Shiing-Shen Chern
- Siméon-Denis Poisson
- Simon Donaldson
- Srinivasa Ramanujan
- Stefan Banach
- Thales of Miletus
- Vladimir Drinfeld
- William R. Hamilton
- Wilhelm Bessel