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Famous Mathematicians from Norway

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

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

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  • Idun Reiten

    Idun Reiten (born 1 January 1942) is a Norwegian professor of mathematics. She is considered to be one of Norway's greatest mathematicians today.

    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Norway
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Norway
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1917-2007)
    • Birthplace: Langesund, Bamble, Norway
  • Axel Thue
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 59 (1863-1922)
    • Birthplace: Tønsberg, Norway