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List of famous male mathematicians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male mathematicians list contains the most prominent and top males known for being mathematicians. There are thousand of males 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 male aspiring to be a mathematician then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male mathematicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male mathematicians?" and "Who are the best male mathematicians?"
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Mathematicians
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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)

Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist, Author, + more

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Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Mathematicians
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Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, first published in 1687, laid the foundations for ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1643-1727)

Birthplace: Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, United Kingdom

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Chemist, Scientist, Philosopher, + more

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Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Mathematicians
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Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. His scientific works include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: England, Oxford

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Professor, Screenwriter, Scientist, + more

Credits: A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking's Universe, Hawking, The 11th Hour

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Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Mathematicians
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Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts ...more

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Age: Died at 42 (1912-1954)

Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Mathematician, Logician, Computer scientist, Philosopher

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