Bruce, Do you mean European, Asian, Meso-Americian or African? The influential depends upon the culture. Do you mean influential to mathematics or influential to society? Do you mean as a pure mathematician or as an applied mathematician?
You have to narrow down your question. The way is is asked now is undecidable. Peace, Don
On Mar 17, 2008, at 8:17 PM, Bruce Van De Velde wrote:
How do you think is the most influential mathematician of all time?