Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum

Ask Dr. Math - Questions and Answers from our Archives
Associated Topics || Dr. Math Home || Search Dr. Math

American Mathematicians

Date: 4/16/96 at 11:59:16
From: Katy Van Every
Subject: American mathematician

I am doing a project on a famous American mathematician, but the 
problem is, I can't think of any!  There are lots of English, 
German, Greek, and French mathematicians that I can think of or 
find, but no one American really sticks out in anyone's mind!

Date: 4/16/96 at 15:44:10
From: Doctor Jodi
Subject: Re: American mathematician

Hi there!  I'd recommend the St. Andrew's Math History page, 
located at 


From this page, you can get to a birthplace map.  You can also 
go directly to a listing of some American mathematicians.  
That page is


Good luck with your report and let us know how it goes!

-Doctor Jodi,  The Math Forum

Associated Topics:
Elementary Math History/Biography

Search the Dr. Math Library:

Find items containing (put spaces between keywords):
Click only once for faster results:

[ Choose "whole words" when searching for a word like age.]

all keywords, in any order at least one, that exact phrase
parts of words whole words

Submit your own question to Dr. Math

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

Math Forum Home || Math Library || Quick Reference || Math Forum Search

Ask Dr. MathTM
© 1994-2015 The Math Forum