Famous Mathematicians from Poland

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

List ranges from Benoit Mandelbrot to Nicolaus Copernicus and more.

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

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Albert Brudzewski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Poland
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Albert Brudzewski, also Albert Blar, Albert of Brudzewo or Wojciech Brudzewski was a Polish astronomer, mathematician, philosopher and diplomat. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 52 (1445-1497)

Birthplace: Brudzewo, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

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Alfred Tarski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Poland
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Alfred Tarski was a Polish logician, mathematician and philosopher. Educated at the University of Warsaw and a member of the Lwów–Warsaw school of logic and the Warsaw school of mathematics and philosophy, he emigrated to the USA in 1939 where he became a naturalized citizen in 1945, and taught and carried out research in mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley from 1942 until his death. A prolific author best known for his work on model theory, metamathematics, and algebraic logic, he also contributed to abstract algebra, topology, geometry, measure theory, mathematical logic, set theory, and analytic philosophy. His biographers Anita and Solomon Feferman state that, "Along ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 82 (1901-1983)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

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Andrzej Mostowski was a Polish mathematician. He is perhaps best remembered for the Mostowski collapse lemma. Born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary, Mostowski entered University of Warsaw in 1931. He was influenced by Kuratowski, Lindenbaum and Tarski. His Ph.D. came in 1939, officially directed by Kuratowski but in practice directed by Tarski who was a young lecturer at that time. He became an accountant after the German invasion of Poland but continued working in the Underground Warsaw University. After the Warsaw uprising of 1944 the Nazis tried to put him in a concentration camp. With the help of some Polish nurses he escaped to a hospital, choosing to take bread with him rather than his ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 62 (1913-1975)

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

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Andrzej Schinzel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Poland
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Andrzej Bobola Maria Schinzel is a Polish mathematician, studying mainly number theory. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Sandomierz, Poland

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