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List of notable or famous mathematicians from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top mathematicians born in Canada and even some popular mathematicians who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian 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 Canada is included when available.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Nima Arkani-Hamed to Vahid Tarokh.

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

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Adam Logan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Canada
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Adam Logan is a research mathematician and a top Canadian Scrabble player. He won the World Scrabble Championship in 2005, beating Pakorn Nemitrmansuk of Thailand 3-0 in the final. He is the only player to have won the Canadian Scrabble Championship four times. He was also the winner of the 1996 ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: Canada

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Adrien Pouliot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Canada
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Adrien Pouliot, CC was a Canadian mathematician and educator. Born in Île d'Orléans, Quebec, he obtained a B.A. in applied sciences from the École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1919. He helped to create the department of mathematics at Université Laval where he began teaching in 1922. He was ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1896-1980)

Birthplace: Île d'Orléans, Canada


Albert William Tucker was a Canadian mathematician who made important contributions in topology, game theory, and non-linear programming. Albert Tucker was born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, and earned his B.A. at the University of Toronto in 1928 and his M.A. at the same institution in 1929. In 1932, ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1905-1995)

Birthplace: Canada, Ontario, Regional Municipality of Durham, Americas, Oshawa

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Alexander Keewatin Dewdney is a Canadian mathematician, computer scientist, author, filmmaker, and conspiracy theorist. Dewdney is the son of Canadian artist and author Selwyn Dewdney, and brother of poet Christopher Dewdney. ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: London, Canada

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