Famous Mathematicians from the Netherlands

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

    Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Maartensdijk, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Anne Sjerp Troelstra (10 August 1939 – 7 March 2019) was a professor of pure mathematics and foundations of mathematics at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University ...more
  • Adalbold II of Utrecht

    Adalbold II of Utrecht

    Adalbold II of Utrecht (died 27 November 1026) was a bishop of Utrecht (1010–1026).
  • Adriaan Vlacq

    Adriaan Vlacq

    Dec. at 67 (1600-1667)
    • Birthplace: Gouda, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Adriaan Vlacq (1600–1667) 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 ...more
  • Aise Johan de Jong

    Aise Johan de Jong

    Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
    Aise Johan de Jong (born 30 January 1966) is a Dutch mathematician born in Belgium. He currently is a professor of mathematics at Columbia University. His research interests include arithmetic ...more
  • Andreas Cellarius

    Andreas Cellarius

    Dec. at 69 (1596-1665)
    • Birthplace: Neuhausen, Germany
    Andreas Cellarius (c. 1596, Neuhausen, – 1665, Hoorn) was a Dutch-German cartographer, best known for his Harmonia Macrocosmica of 1660, a major star atlas, published by Johannes Janssonius in ...more
  • Arend Heyting

    Arend Heyting

    Dec. at 82 (1898-1980)
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Arend Heyting (Dutch: [ˈɦɛi̯tɪŋ]; 9 May 1898 – 9 July 1980) was a Dutch mathematician and logician.