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List of famous logicians, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top logicians in the world? This includes the most prominent logicians, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable logicians is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic logicians were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned logicians.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Bertrand Russell and Alan Turing.

From reputable, prominent, and well known logicians to the lesser known logicians of today, these are some of the best professionals in the logician field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous logicians ever?" and "What are the names of famous logicians?" then you're in the right place. 
Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Logicians
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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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#32 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#64 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Bertrand Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Logicians
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had never ...more

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Age: Died at 98 (1872-1970)

Birthplace: Trellech, Eurasia, United Kingdom

Profession: Social Critic, Mathematician, Historian, Logician, Actor, + more

Credits: Aman

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#36 on History's Greatest Essayists

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Lewis Carroll is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Logicians
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the ...more

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Age: Died at 66 (1832-1898)

Birthplace: Daresbury, Widnes, United Kingdom

Profession: Mathematician, Novelist, Author, Writer, Cleric, + more

Credits: Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, (1999) Alice Alice

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#32 on The Best Writers of All Time

#67 on The Greatest Poets of All Time

#19 on The Best Fantasy Authors

#9 on The Best Children's Book Authors

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Kurt Gödel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Logicians
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Kurt Friedrich Gödel was an Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and philosopher. Considered with Aristotle and Gottlob Frege to be one of the most significant logicians in history, Gödel made an immense impact upon scientific and philosophical thinking in the 20th century, a time ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1906-1978)

Birthplace: Brno-City District, Europe, Brno, Jihovýchod, South Moravian Region, + more

Profession: Mathematician, Logician, Philosopher

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