# These Great Mathematicians And Their Work Will Leave You Awestruck

The word 'mathematics' comes from the Greek word 'Mathematika', which means learning. Here are some of the great mathematicians.

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2018

Five of the Greatest Mathematicians

*Elements.*

Charles Babbage

**Born in:**1791

**Died in:**1871

**Most famous for:**The first programmable computer