|Areas worked||Arithmetic, algebra, astronomy|
Al Khawarizmi was a Persian mathematician who worked in the fields of mathematics, astronomy and geography. He has been named as the father of algebra. He was responsible for spreading the Hindu-Arabic Numeral system to the Middle East and Europe.
|Birth Place||Syracuse, Italy|
|Famous for||Archimedes Principle|
Archimedes was a Greek mathematician and astronomer from the city of Syracuse. He is considered as one of the greatest mathematician of all the time. Archimedes worked on many geometrical theorems like the area of circle, surface area and volume of sphere, area of an ellipse, area under a parabola and the area of spiral. His very famous Archimedes Principle has been universally accepted.
|Birth Place||Pataliputra, Gupta Empire|
Aryabhata was an Indian mathematician and astronomer in Gupta era. He worked on topics such as finding of square and cube roots, mensuration, arithmetic progression, quadratic equations, linear and indeterminate equations. He calculated the value of \(\pi\) upto 4 decimal places.
|Born||19 June 1623|
|Died||19 August 1662|
|Birth Place||Paris, France|
|Areas worked||Probability, Conic sections|
|Famous for||Pascal triangle|
Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician in the 17th century. He worked on Probability and conic sections when he was teenager only. Later he introduced a tabular representation of binomial coefficients which is now known as pascal’s triangle.
|Born||30 April 1777|
|Died||23 February 1855|
|Birth Place||Brunswick, Germany|
Carl Freidrich Gauss was a German mathematician and considered as the most influential mathematicians of the history. He started solving many problems of maths since his early childhood. Many terms in algebra, geometry, number theory and physics are after his name.
Euclid was of Greek origin and is also known as father of geometry. Euclid’s birthdate is unknown and 325 BCE – 265 BCE is an estimated time period of his life. He is one of the most influential mathematician in history of mathematics due to his written work on fundamentals of geometry in Elements.
|Died||23 February 1603|
|Famous for||ViÃ¨te’s formula|
Fancios Vitea was a French mathematician who worked on algebra who first created symbolic algebra. He was a lawyer by trade though.
|Born||16 February 1514|
|Died||4 December 1574|
George Rheticus was born in Austria and is known for his trigonometric tables.
|Birth Place||Alexendria, Egypt|
|Areas worked||Mathematics, Physics|
|Famous for||Heron’s Formula|
Hero of Alexendria is also known as Heron of Alexendria and was Greek mathematician and worked in the field of physics also. He worked most of his life in his native city Alexendria. He is remembered for his known Heron’s formula to find the area of a triangle from length of its sides.
|Died||12 January, 1665|
|Areas worked||Number Theory|
|Famous for||Fermat’s last theorem|
Pierre De Fermat was a French mathematician who researched into the number theory and has played a significant role in early developments of infinitesimal calculus. He is known for his Fermat’s last theorem in number theory.
|Born||23 March 1749|
|Died||5 March 1827|
|Famous for||Laplace transform|
Pierre Simon Laplace was a French mathematician and a polymath who worked in the fields of mathematics, statistics, physics, astronomy and philosophy. He formulated Laplace’s equation and have been famous for his Laplace transform. He is honored as the greatest scientist of all time.
|Famous for||Pythagoras Theorem|
Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher and known abouts his life are ambiguous but as per little knowledge to known his birth place is Samos. He is well remembered for his historical discovery in mathematics and is famous for Pythagoras Theorem.
|Born||31 March 1596|
|Died||11 February 1650|
|Areas worked||Geometry and Algebra|
Rene Descartes was a French mathematician, a philosopher and scientist. He introduced Cartesian geometry or Coordinate geometry which is a widely used branch in mathematics.
|Born||22 December 1887|
|Died||26 April 1920|
Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician who contributed to number theory, infinite series and continued fractions in his short span of life only. He was the youngest to receive Fellows of the Royal Society and elected as Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
|Famous for||Thales Theorem|
Thales of Miletus was a Greek mathematician, astronomer and is known as Father of Science. He is much famous for his theorems that the diameter of a circle subtends a right angle at any point on the circle and the well known Basic Proportionality Theorem.