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Mathematicians


140 People in group

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits

George Boole

1815-1864
Mathematician; inventor of Boolean logic
Sitter in 2 portraits

René Descartes

1596-1650
French philosopher and mathematician
Sitter in 10 portraits

(Augusta) Ada King (née Byron), Countess of Lovelace

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

Sir Isaac Newton

1642-1727
Mathematical scientist
Sitter associated with 46 portraits

Brook Taylor

1685-1731
Mathematician
Sitter in 3 portraits

Alan Mathison Turing

1912-1954
Mathematician
Sitter in 3 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 Francis Atiyah

1929-
Mathematician; Director of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Thomas Aylesbury, Bt

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

Sir Robert Stawell Ball

1840-1913
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 8 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

(Thomas) Brooke Benjamin

1929-1995
Mathematical physicist and mathematician; Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Oxford
Sitter in 1 portrait

Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch

1891-1970
Mathematician; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 1 portrait

Hugh Blackburn

1823-1909
Mathematician and college administrator
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Hermann Bondi

1919-2005
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jacob Bronowski

1908-1974
Mathematician, poet and humanist
Sitter in 4 portraits