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List of notable or famous mathematicians from Switzerland, with bios and photos, including the top mathematicians born in Switzerland and even some popular mathematicians who immigrated to Switzerland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swiss mathematicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These mathematicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known mathematician from Switzerland is included when available.

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This historic mathematicians from Switzerland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swiss mathematicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous mathematicians from Switzerland?" These prominent mathematicians of Switzerland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swiss 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 massâ€“energy equivalence ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 76 (1879-1955)**Birthplace:**Ulm, Germany**Profession:**Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist, Author, + more

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Conrad Dasypodius

Conrad Dasypodius was a professor of mathematics in Strasbourg, Alsace. He was born in Frauenfeld, Thurgau, Switzerland. His first name was also rendered as Konrad or Conradus or Cunradus, and his last name has been alternatively stated as Rauchfuss, RauchfuÃŸ, and Hasenfratz. He was the son of Petrus ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 71 (1530-1601)**Birthplace:**Frauenfeld, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Christian Wurstisen

Christian Wurstisen was a mathematician, theologician, historian from Basel. His name is also given as Wursteisen, Wurzticius, Ursticius, Urstisius, or Urstis.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 44 (1544-1588)**Profession:**Mathematician

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Daniel Bernoulli FRS was a Swiss mathematician and physicist and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family. He is particularly remembered for his applications of mathematics to mechanics, especially fluid mechanics, and for his pioneering work in probability and statistics.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 82 (1700-1782)**Birthplace:**Groningen, Kingdom of the Netherlands**Profession:**Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Author, Writer

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Eduard L. Stiefel was a Swiss mathematician. Together with Cornelius Lanczos and Magnus Hestenes, he invented the conjugate gradient method, and gave what is now understood to be a partial construction of the Stiefelâ€“Whitney classes of a real vector bundle, thus co-founding the study of characteristic ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 69 (1909-1978)**Birthplace:**ZÃ¼rich, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Edward Kofler was a mathematician who made important contributions to game theory and fuzzy logic by working out the theory of linear partial information. He was born in BrzeÅ¼any, Austrian-Hungarian empire and graduated as a disciple of among others Hugo Steinhaus and Stefan Banach from the University ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 96 (1911-2007)**Birthplace:**Berezhany, Ukraine**Profession:**Mathematician, Scientist

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Ernst Specker

Ernst Paul Specker was a Swiss mathematician. Much of his most influential work was on Quineâ€™s New Foundations, a set theory with a universal set, but he is most famous for the Kochenâ€“Specker theorem in quantum mechanics, showing that certain types of hidden variable theories are impossible. He also ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 91 (1920-2011)**Birthplace:**ZÃ¼rich, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Eva Bayer-Fluckiger

Eva Bayer-Fluckiger is a Swiss mathematician at Ã‰cole Polytechnique FÃ©dÃ©rale de Lausanne. She has worked on several topics in topology, algebra and number theory, e.g. on the theory of knots, on lattices, on quadratic forms and on Galois cohomology. Along with Raman Parimala, she proved Serre's ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**age 64**Birthplace:**Budapest, Hungary**Profession:**Mathematician

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Florian Cajori was a Swiss-American historian of mathematics.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 71 (1859-1930)**Birthplace:**Canton of GraubÃ¼nden, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Gabriel Cramer was a Swiss mathematician, born in Geneva. He was the son of physician Jean Cramer and Anne Mallet Cramer.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 48 (1704-1752)**Birthplace:**Geneva, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Georges de Rham was a Swiss mathematician, known for his contributions to differential topology. He studied at the University of Lausanne and then in Paris for a doctorate, becoming a lecturer in Lausanne in 1931; where he held positions until retirement in 1971; he held positions in Geneva in ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 87 (1903-1990)**Birthplace:**Roche, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Guerino Mazzola is a Swiss mathematician, musicologist, jazz pianist as well as book writer. He graduated at the University of ZÃ¼rich in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics and Crystallography and completed his PhD in Mathematics in 1971. In 1980, he habilitated in Algebraic Geometry and Representation ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**age 68**Birthplace:**Uster, ZÃ¼rich, Switzerland**Profession:**Jazz Pianist, Mathematician, Musicologist

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Fritz Gunter Sachs was a German photographer, author, industrialist, and latterly head of an institute that researched claims of astrology. As a young man he became a sportsman, then gained international fame as a documentary film-maker and documentary photographer. He was interested in astrology and ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 79 (1932-2011)**Birthplace:**Schweinfurt, Germany**Profession:**Business magnate, Author, Photographer

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Heinz Hopf was a German mathematician.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 77 (1894-1971)**Birthplace:**Germany**Profession:**Mathematician, Scientist

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Hugo Hadwiger

Hugo Hadwiger was a Swiss mathematician, known for his work in geometry, combinatorics, and cryptography.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 73 (1908-1981)**Profession:**Mathematician

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Jacob Bernoulli was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family. He was an early proponent of Leibnizian calculus and had sided with Leibniz during the Leibnizâ€“Newton calculus controversy. He is known for his numerous contributions to calculus, and along with his brother Johann, was ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 51 (1654-1705)**Birthplace:**Basel, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician, Scientist

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Jakob Steiner

Jakob Steiner was a Swiss mathematician who worked primarily in geometry.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 67 (1796-1863)**Birthplace:**Utzenstorf, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Jean-Louis Calandrini was a Swiss scientist. He was a professor of mathematics and philosophy. He was the author of some studies on the aurora borealis, comets, and the effects of lightning, as well as of an important but unpublished work on flat and spherical trigonometry. He also wrote a commentary on ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 55 (1703-1758)**Birthplace:**Geneva, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician, Scientist, Botanist

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Johann Baptist Cysat

Johann Baptist Cysat was a Swiss Jesuit mathematician and astronomer, after whom the lunar crater Cysatus is named. Born in Lucerne, the eighth of 14 children, his father, Renward Cysat, had been active since 1575 in Lucerne as Kanzler and had published the first printed European book concerning Japan, ...more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 70 (1587-1657)**Birthplace:**Lucerne, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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Johann Bernoulli was a Swiss mathematician and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family. He is known for his contributions to infinitesimal calculus and educating Leonhard Euler in the pupil's youth.more

*more***ABOUT****Age:**Died at 81 (1667-1748)**Birthplace:**Basel, Switzerland**Profession:**Mathematician

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