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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Famous female mathematicians in history with an interesting past?

worth doing a poster on. :P

someone similar to hypatia.

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  • El
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    1 decade ago
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    Eighteenth Century and Before

    Theano (6th Century B.C.)Hypatia (370?-415)Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (1646-1684)Emilie du Chatelet (1706-1749)Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799)Caroline Herschel (1750-18480)*Sophie Germain (1776-1831)*Mary Fairfax Somerville (1780-1872)

    Nineteenth Century 1800-1819

    Ada Byron Lovelace (1815-1852)

    1820-1839

    Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)Mary Everest Boole (1832-1916)

    1840-1859

    Susan Jane Cunningham (1842-1921)Elizaveta Fedorovna Litvinova (1845-1919)Christine Ladd- Franklin (1847-1930)Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891)Ellen Amanda Hayes (1851-1930)Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923)Ida Metcalf (1857-1952)Charlotte Angas Scott (1858-1931)Anna Julia Cooper(1858-1964)

    1860-1869

    Charlotte Barnum(1860-1934Alicia Boole Stott (1860-1940)Ruth Gentry (1862-1917)Winifred Edgerton Merrill (1862-1951)Anna Helene Palmie (1863-1946)Leona May Peirce (1863-1954)

    Helen Abbot Merrill (1864-1949)Clara Eliza Smith (1865-1943)Clara Latimer Bacon (1866-1948)

    Annie MacKinnon Fitch (1868-1940)Grace Chisholm Young (1868-1944)Philippa Garrett Fawcett (1868-1948)Anne Bosworth Focke (1868-1907)Ida May Schottenfels (1869-1942)Isabel Maddison (1869-1950)Mary Frances Winston Newson (1869-1959)Emilie Norton Martin (1869-1936)

    1870-1879

    Agnes Baxter (1870-1917)Virginia Ragsdale (1870-1945)Louise Duffield Cummings (1870-1947)

    Lao Genevra Simons (1870-1949)Roxana Hayward Vivian (1871-1961)Elizabeth Dickerman (1872-1954)Elizabeth Stephansen (1872-1961)Anna Irwin Young (1873-1920)Suzan Rose Benedict (1873-1942)Elizabeth Buchanan Cowley (1874-1945)Charlotte Elvira Pengra (1875-1916)Grace M. Bareis (1875-1962) Ruth Goulding Wood (1875-1939)Florence Eliza Allen (1876-1960)Bird Margaret Turner (1877-1962)Mary Emily Sinclair (1878-1955)

    1880-1889

    Elizabeth R. Bennett (1880-1972)Hilda Phoebe Hudson (1881-1965)Mayme I. Logsdon (1881-1967)

    Helen Brewster Owens (1881-1968)Emmy Noether (1882-1935)Edith Clarke (1883-1959)Anna Pell Wheeler (1883-1966)Annie Dale Biddle Andrews (1885-1940)Pauline Sperry (1885-1967)Cora Barbara Hennel (1886-1947)Josephine E. Burns (1887-1969)Goldie Printis Horton (1887-1972)Sister Mary Gervase (1888-1926)Mildred Leonora Sanderson (1889-1914)Claribel Kendall (1889-1965)Agnes Meyer Driscoll (1889-1971)

    1890-1899

    Olive Clio Hazlett (1890-1974)Euphemia Lofton Haynes (1890-1980)Lorna Mary Swain (1891-1936)Elizabeth Morgan Cooper (1891-1967)Teresa Cohen (1892-1992)Hilda Geiringer von Mises (1893-1973)Anna Margaret Mullikin (1893-1975)Cecilia Krieger (1894-1974)Dorothy Maud Wrinch (1894-1976)Sof'ja Aleksandrovna Janovskaja (1896-1966)Nola Haynes(1897-1996)Marguerite Lehr (1898-1988)Gertrude Blanch (1898-1996)Marie Litzinger (1899-1952)Pelageya Yakovlevna Polubarinova-Kochina (1899-1999)

    Twenthieth Century

    1900-1909

    Gertrude Mary Cox (1900-1978)Mary Lucy Cartwright (1900-1998)Nina Karlovna Bari (1901-1961) Edna Kramer Lassar (1902-1984)Mina Rees (1902-1997)Irmgard Flugge-Lotz (1903-1974)Dorothy McCoy (1903-2001)Anna Stafford Henriques (1905-2004)Sophie Piccard (1904-2000)Rózsa Péter (1905-1977)Ruth Moufang (1905-1977)Alice Roth (1905-1977)Kate Fenchel (1905-1983)Maria Cinquini-Cibrario (1905-1992)Mabel Schmeiser Barnes (1905-1993)Grace Brewster Murray Hopper (1906-1992)Olga Taussky-Todd (1906-1995)Sister Mary Celine Fasenmyer (1906-1996)Emma Trotskaia Lehmer (1906-2007)Margaret Jarman Hagood (1908-1963Louise Johnson Rosenbaum (1908-1980)Herta Taussig Freitag (1908-2000)Mary Ross (1908-2008)Florence Nightingale David (1909-1993)

    1910-1919

    Sheila Scott Macintyre (1910-1960)Cora Ratto de Sadosky (1912-1981)Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw (1912- )Hanna Neumann (1914-1971)Marjorie Lee Browne (1914-1979)Dorothy Lewis Bernstein (1914-1988)Alice T. Schafer (1915-2009)Elizabeth Scott (1917-1988)F. Jessie MacWilliams (1917-1990)Helena Rasiowa (1917-1994)Ruth Aaronsom Bari (1917-2005)Dorothy Maharam Stone (1917- )Jacqueline Ferrand (1918- )Julia Bowman Robinson (1919-1985)

    Paulette Libermann (1919-2007)

    1920-1929

    Edith Hirsch Luchins (1921-2002)Deborah Tepper Haimo (1921-2007)Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhenskaya (1922-2004)Jane Cronin Scanlon (1922- )Gloria Olive (1923-2006)Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat (1923- )Cathleen Morawetz (1923- )Evelyn Boyd Granville (1924- )Mary Ellen Rudin (1924- ) Olga Arsen'enva Oleinik (1925-2001)Carol Karp (1926-1972)Vera Nikoaevna Maslennikova (1926-2000)Lida Barrett (1927- )Joan S. Birman (1927-)Hu Hesheng (1928-)

    1930-1939

    Mary Catherine Bishop Weiss (1930-1966)Valentina Mikhailovna Borok (1931-2004)Vera Pless (1931- )Mary F. Wheeler (1931- )Vivienne Malone-Mayes (1932-1995)Grace Alele Williams (1932- )

    Etta Falconer (1933-2002)Sharon Menard (1934- )Lesley Sibner (1934- )Alexandra Bellow (1935- )

    Louise Hay (1935-1989)Gloria Hewitt (1935- )Bhama Srinivasan (1935- )Nina Uraltseva (1935- )

    Argelia Velez-Rodriguez (1936- )Judith D. Sally (1937- )Marina Ratner (1938- )Mary Gray (1939- )

    Doris Schattschneider (1939- )

    1940-1949

    Linda Keen (1940- )Cora Sadosky (1940- )Nancy Kopel

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Go with Hyaptia.

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