The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

The University of St. Andrews, Scotland, presents hundreds of biographies of famous mathematicians, histories of math in various cultures, and interesting facts on the development of important math concepts. This is a huge reference. Click on Mathematicians of the Day for a list of "important math people" born on today's date. Or search for your favorite mathematician, grouped alphabetically, chronologically, or geographically (on the birthplace map). MacTutor also includes timelines, quotations, and even an index of famous curves!

School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

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• High School Middle School

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