Famous Mathematicians from England

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

Stephen Hawking and Joseph John Thomson are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

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  • Abraham Manie Adelstein
    Dec. at 76 (1916-1992)
    • Birthplace: South Africa
  • Ada Lovelace
    Dec. at 36 (1815-1852)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
  • Adelard of Bath
    Dec. at 72 (1080-1152)
    • Birthplace: Bath, United Kingdom
  • Albert Ingham
    Dec. at 67 (1900-1967)
    • Birthplace: Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Alfred Kempe
    Dec. at 72 (1849-1922)
    • Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
  • Arthur Cayley
    Dec. at 73 (1821-1895)
    • Birthplace: Richmond, London, London, United Kingdom
  • Arthur Schuster
    Dec. at 83 (1851-1934)
    • Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Augustus Edward Hough Love
    Dec. at 77 (1863-1940)
    • Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
  • Benjamin Gompertz
    Dec. at 86 (1779-1865)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
  • Brook Taylor
    Dec. at 46 (1685-1731)
    • Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
  • Dec. at 86 (1882-1968)
    • Birthplace: Fulbourn, United Kingdom
  • Charles Hutton
    Dec. at 85 (1737-1823)
    • Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Charles James Hargreave
    Dec. at 46 (1820-1866)
    • Christopher Wren
      Dec. at 90 (1632-1723)
      • Birthplace: East Knoyle, United Kingdom
    • Dec. at 68 (1776-1844)
      • Birthplace: Wakefield, United Kingdom
    • David George Kendall
      Dec. at 89 (1918-2007)
      • Birthplace: Ripon, United Kingdom
    • David Sharp
      Dec. at 34 (1972-2006)
      • Birthplace: England
      • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Edmond Halley
      Dec. at 85 (1656-1742)
      • Birthplace: Haggerston, London, United Kingdom
    • Edward Collingwood
      Dec. at 70 (1900-1970)
      • Birthplace: Lilburn Tower, United Kingdom
      • Birthplace: Japan
    • Ernest Barnes
      Dec. at 79 (1874-1953)
      • Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom
    • Ernest William Brown
      Dec. at 71 (1866-1938)
      • Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom