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

Johan de Witt and Tjalling Koopmans are only the beginning of the people on this list.

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

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Anne Sjerp Troelstra

Anne Sjerp Troelstra is Emeritus professor of pure mathematics and foundations of mathematics at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation of the University of Amsterdam. He is a constructivist logician, who has been influential in the development of intuitionistic logic. With Georg Kreisel, ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Maartensdijk, Netherlands

Profession: Mathematician


Adalbold II of Utrecht

Adalbold II of Utrecht was a bishop of Utrecht. He was born in 975 probably in the Low Countries, and received his education partly from Notker of Li├Ęge. He became a canon of Laubach, and apparently was a teacher there. Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, who had a great regard for him, invited him to the ...more

Profession: Mathematician

Adriaan Vlacq is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mathematicians from the Netherlands
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Adriaan Vlacq

Adriaan Vlacq was a Dutch book publisher and author of mathematical tables. Born in Gouda, Vlacq published a table of logarithms from 1 to 100,000 to 10 decimal places in 1628 in his Arithmetica logarithmica. This table extended Henry Briggs' original tables which only covered the values 1-20,000 ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1600-1667)

Birthplace: Gouda, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Profession: Mathematician

Aise Johan de Jong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mathematicians from the Netherlands
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Aise Johan de Jong

Aise Johan de Jong is a Dutch mathematician born in Belgium. He currently is a professor of mathematics at Columbia University. His research interest includes algebraic geometry. De Jong attended high school in The Hague, obtained his masters degree at Leiden University and earned his doctorate at ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium

Profession: Mathematician