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74 People in group: Profession; Mathematicians

Sir Isaac Newton

1642-1727
Mathematical scientist
Sitter associated with 46 portraits

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits

Elias Allen

circa 1588-1653
Mathematical instrument maker
Sitter in 2 portraits

Thomas Allen

1540?-1632
Mathematician and antiquary
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Michael Frances Atiyah

1929-
Mathematician
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Thomas Aylesbury, Bt

1576-1657
Patron of mathematical learning
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Robert Stawell Ball

1840-1913
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 7 portraits

Peter Barlow

1776-1862
Mathematician, physicist and optician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Ernest William Barnes

1874-1953
Mathematician; scientist; theologian and bishop
Sitter in 8 portraits

Sir Hermann Bondi

1919-2005
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

George Boole

1815-1864
Mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits

William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker

1620-1684
Mathematician; first President of the Royal Society
Sitter in 4 portraits

Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon

1707-1788
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jedidiah Buxton

1707-1772
Illiterate calculating genius
Sitter in 2 portraits

Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot

1753-1823
French mathematician and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur Cayley

1821-1895
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Kingdon Clifford

1845-1879
Mathematician and metaphysician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Edward Foyle Collingwood

1900-1970
Mathematician and medical administrator
Sitter in 5 portraits

Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de Condorcet

1743-1794
French politician and mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir George Howard Darwin

1845-1912
Mathematician and astronomer; son of Charles Darwin
Sitter in 3 portraits

William Davis

1771-1807
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

John Dawson

1734-1820
Surgeon, mathematician and teacher
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Dee

1527-1608
Mathematician and astrologer
Sitter in 4 portraits

René Descartes

1596-1650
French philosopher and mathematician
Sitter in 10 portraits

William Emerson

1701-1782
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Robert Godfrey Faussett

1827-1908
Mathematician and divine
Sitter in 1 portrait

Olinthus Gilbert Gregory

1774-1841
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Robert Harrison

1715-1802
Mathematician and linguist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Thomas Haselden

died 1740
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Stephen William Hawking

1942-
Theoretical Physicist
Sitter in 10 portraits

Sir Thomas Little Heath

1861-1940
Civil servant and mathematician
Sitter in 6 portraits

James Hodgson

1678-1755
Mathematical master at Christ's Hospital
Sitter in 2 portraits

Charles Hutton

1737-1823
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir James Hopwood Jeans

1877-1946
Mathematician, astronomer and theoretical physicist
Sitter in 19 portraits

Bertha (née Swirles), Lady Jeffreys

1903-1999
Mathematician; wife of Sir Harold Jeffreys
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Ernest Johnson

1858-1931
Logician
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Jones

1675-1749
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Nicholas Kratzer

1487-?1550
Mathematician and astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Lambton

1756-1823
Soldier; Superintendent of the Trigonometrical Survey of India
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir John Leslie

1766-1832
Scientist and mathematician
Sitter in 5 portraits

Ada Lovelace

1815-1852
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

John Ramsay McCulloch

1789-1864
Statistician and economist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir George Macdonald

1862-1940
Numismatist, classical scholar, archaeologist and civil servant
Sitter in 2 portraits

Benjamin Martin

1705-1782
Lexicographer and author; scientific lecturer and instrument maker
Sitter in 1 portrait

Martin Master

born 1607
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Gaspard Monge, comte de Péluse

1746-1818
French mathematician, physicist, and public official
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

John Newton

1621-1678
Mathematician, astronomer and advocate of educational reform
Sitter in 3 portraits

Peter Nicholson

1765-1844
Mathematician and architect
Sitter in 4 portraits

Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw (née Timpson)

1912-2014
Mathematician, politician and Lord Mayor of Manchester
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Oughtred

1575-1660
Mathematician
Sitter in 7 portraits

Matthias Pasor

1599-1658
Mathematician, linguist and theologian
Sitter in 1 portrait

John Playfair

1748-1819
Mathematician and geologist
Sitter associated with 9 portraits

Lewis Fry Richardson

1881-1953
Physicist, meteorologist and mathematician
Sitter in 3 portraits

Mark Ridley

1560-1624
Physician and mathematician
Sitter in 3 portraits

Nicholas Saunderson

1682-1739
Mathematician
Sitter in 9 portraits

Sir Arthur Schuster

1851-1934
Mathematical physicist
Sitter in 4 portraits

Robert Simson

1687-1768
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Henry Smith

1826-1883
Mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits

Edward Adolphus Seymour, 11th Duke of Somerset

1775-1855
Mathematician
Sitter associated with 4 portraits