## Mathematicians And A Bit Of Mathematical History

You have probably noticed that the study and sharing of mathematical ideas has been a global enterprise for many hundreds of years, or more. You could probably say that almost every nation on Earth is represented. So, who were/are these people? When and where did they live? What did they study and contribute? Here is a wonderful database to help with answers to these questions. Have some fun with your Geography at the same time! Scroll down the page to see the index. This collection was put together by John J O'Connor and Edmund F Robertson from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Here is one person's idea of the Greatest Mathematicians of All Time, with photographs and short biographies. Make up your own listing.