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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 1869

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    Agnes Sime Baxter 1870

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    Alice T. Schafer 1915

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    Alicia Boole Stott 1860

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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 1883

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    Anna Nagurney

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    Annette Huber-Klawitter 1967

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    Annie Dale Biddle Andrews 1885

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    Anuška Ferligoj 1947

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    Audrey Terras 1942

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    Ayşe Soysal 1948

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    Beatrice Mabel Cave-Browne-Cave 1874

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    Brigitte Vallée 1950

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    Zeng Jiongzhi 1898

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    Carolyn S. Gordon 1950

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    Celia Grillo Borromeo 1684

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    Charlotte Scott 1858

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    Cheryl Praeger 1948

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    Chuu-Lian Terng

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    Claudia Zaslavsky 1917

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    Damo 45401

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    Diana Shelstad 1947

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    Dorothy Lewis Bernstein 1914

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    Dorothy Maharam 1917

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    Edna Kramer 1902

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    Elena Cornaro Piscopia 1646

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    Élisabeth Lutz 1914

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    Elizaveta Litvinova 1845

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