Mathematicians in Richard S. Westfall's archive


Richard Westfall's archive contains concise biographical details of more than 640 members of the Scientific Community of the 16th and 17th Centuries. The mathematicians who have biographies in our archive are listed below.
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  1. Angeli, Stephano
  2. Arbuthnot, John
  3. Arnauld, Antoine
  4. Bachet, Claude
  5. Barozzi, Francesco
  6. Barrow, Isaac
  7. Bartholin, Erasmus
  8. Beaugrand, Jean
  9. Benedetti, Giovanni
  10. Bernoulli, Jacob
  11. Bernoulli, Johann
  12. Billy, Jacques de
  13. Bombelli, Rafael
  14. Boulliau, Ismael
  15. Brahe, Tycho
  16. Bramer, Benjamin
  17. Briggs, Henry
  18. Brouncker, William
  19. Bürgi, Joost
  20. Caramuel, Juan
  21. Carcavi, Pierre de
  22. Cardano, Girolamo
  23. Cassini, Giovanni
  24. Cataldi, Pietro
  25. Cavalieri, Bonaventura
  26. Ceva, Giovanni
  27. Ceva, Tommaso
  28. Clarke, Samuel
  29. Clavius, Christopher
  30. Collins, John
  31. Copernicus, Nicolaus
  32. Craig, John
  33. Danti, Egnatio
  34. Beaune, Florimond de
  35. Dechales, Claude
  36. Delamain, Richard
  37. Desargues, Girard
  38. Descartes, René
  39. Digges, Thomas
  40. Doppelmayr, Johann
  41. Dürer, Albrecht
  42. Fabri, Honoré
  43. Faulhaber, Johann
  44. Fermat, Pierre
  45. Ferrari, Lodovico
  46. Fine, Oronce
  47. Fincke, Thomas
  48. Flamsteed, John
  49. Fontenelle, Bernard de
  50. Bessy, Bernard Frenicle de
  51. Galileo, Galileo
  1. Gassendi, Pierre
  2. Gellibrand, Henry
  3. Ghetaldi, Marino
  4. Girard, Albert
  5. Grandi, Guido
  6. Gregory, David
  7. Gregory, James
  8. Guldin, Paul
  9. Gunter, Edmund
  10. Halley, Edmond
  11. Hardy, Claude
  12. Harriot, Thomas
  13. Hérigone, Pierre
  14. Hermann, Jakob
  15. Heuraet, Hendrik van
  16. Hobbes, Thomas
  17. Hooke, Robert
  18. Hudde, Johann
  19. Huygens, Christiaan
  20. Jones, William
  21. Jungius, Joachim
  22. Keill, John
  23. Kepler, Johannes
  24. Faille, Charles La
  25. Lagny, Thomas De
  26. Hire, Philippe de la
  27. Lamy, Bernard
  28. Lansberge, Philippe van
  29. Roche, Estienne de la
  30. Lavanha, Joao Baptista
  31. Lax, Gaspar
  32. Fèvre, Jean Le
  33. Leibniz, Leibniz
  34. Tenneur, Jacques Le
  35. l'Hôpital, Guillaume De
  36. Magnitsky, Leonty F
  37. Malebranche, Nicolas
  38. Maurolico, Francisco
  39. Mengoli, Pietro
  40. Mercator, Gerardus
  41. Mercator, Nicolaus
  42. Mersenne, Marin
  43. Mohr, Georg
  44. Moivre, Abraham de
  45. Monte, Guidobaldo del
  46. Rémond, Pierre
  47. Morin, Jean-Baptiste
  48. Mouton, Gabriel
  49. Mydorge, Claude
  50. Napier, John
  51. Newton, Isaac
  1. Nunez, Pedro
  2. Ortega, Juan de
  3. Oughtred, William
  4. Ozanam, Jacques
  5. Papin, Denis
  6. Pascal, Blaise
  7. Pascal, Etienne
  8. Pell, John
  9. Picard, Jean
  10. Pitiscus, Bartholomeo
  11. Molières, Privat de
  12. Recorde, Robert
  13. Reyneau, Charles
  14. Rheticus, Georg Joachim
  15. Riccati, Jacopo
  16. Ricci, Matteo
  17. Ricci, Michelangelo
  18. Richer, Jean
  19. Ries, Adam
  20. Roberval, Gilles
  21. Rolle, Michel
  22. Roomen, Adriaan van
  23. Rudolff, Christoff
  24. Saccheri, Giovanni
  25. Saint-Vincent, Gregory of
  26. Saurin, Joseph
  27. Schickard, Wilhelm
  28. Schooten, Frans van
  29. Sluze, René de
  30. Snell, Willebrord
  31. Stampioen, Jan
  32. Stevin, Simon
  33. Stifel, Michael
  34. Tacquet, Andrea
  35. Tartaglia, Niccolo Fontana
  36. Torricelli, Evangelista
  37. Tschirnhaus, Ehrenfried
  38. Tunstall, Cuthbert
  39. Turner, Peter
  40. Valerio, Luca
  41. Varignon, Pierre
  42. Vernier, Pierre
  43. Viète, Francois
  44. Viviani, Vincenzo
  45. Vlacq, Adriaan
  46. Wallis, John
  47. Whiston, William
  48. Wilkins, John
  49. Wren, Christopher


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