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Famous Female Mathematicians

List of famous female mathematicians, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This greatest female mathematicians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being mathematicians. There are thousand of females working as mathematicians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic mathematicians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a mathematician then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list contains items like Judith Grabiner and Cecilia Krieger.

While this isn't a list of all female mathematicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female mathematicians?" and "Who are the best female mathematicians?"
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    Ada Maddison Died at 81 (1869-1950)

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    Agnes Sime Baxter Died at 47 (1870-1917)

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    Alice T. Schafer Died at 94 (1915-2009)

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    Alicia Boole Stott Died at 80 (1860-1940)

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    Alison Miller

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    Angela Margaret Hey

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    Anna Erdős

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    Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler Died at 83 (1883-1966)

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    Anna Nagurney

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    Annette Huber-Klawitter age 48

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    Annie Dale Biddle Andrews Died at 55 (1885-1940)

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    Died at 78 (1933-2011)

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    Died at 79 (1868-1947)

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    Anuška Ferligoj age 68

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    Audrey Terras age 73

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    Ayşe Soysal age 67

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    Beatrice Mabel Cave-Browne-Cave Died at 73 (1874-1947)

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    Brigitte Vallée age 65

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    Zeng Jiongzhi Died at 42 (1898-1940)

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    Carolyn S. Gordon age 65

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    Celia Grillo Borromeo Died at 93 (1684-1777)

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    Charlotte Scott Died at 73 (1858-1931)

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    Cheryl Praeger age 67

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    Died at 33 (1923-1956)

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    Died at 83 (1847-1930)

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    Chuu-Lian Terng

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    Claudia Zaslavsky Died at 89 (1917-2006)

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    Damo Died at 60 (534 BC-474 BC)

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    Diana Shelstad age 68

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    Dorothy Lewis Bernstein Died at 74 (1914-1988)

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    Dorothy Maharam age 98

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    Died at 82 (1894-1976)

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    Edna Kramer Died at 82 (1902-1984)

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    Elena Cornaro Piscopia Died at 38 (1646-1684)

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    Élisabeth Lutz Died at 94 (1914-2008)

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    Died at 71 (1917-1988)

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    Elizaveta Litvinova Died at 74 (1845-1919)

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    Died at 43 (1706-1749)

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    Died at 101 (1906-2007)

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