List of geometers

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One of the oldest surviving fragments of Euclid's Elements, found at Oxyrhynchus and dated to circa AD 100 (P. Oxy. 29). The diagram accompanies Book II, Proposition 5.[1]

A geometer is a mathematician whose area of study is geometry.

Some important geometers and their main fields of work, chronologically listed are:

800 BC to 1 BC[edit]

Further information: History of geometry
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Pythagoras
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Euclid
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Archimedes
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Eratosthenes

1 AD to 1400 AD[edit]

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Hero of Alexandria
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Brahmagupta
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Thabit ibn Qurra
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Omar Khayyam
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Vergilius of Salzburg

1401 AD - 1700 AD[edit]

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Leonardo da Vinci
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Johannes Kepler
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Girard Desargues
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René Descartes
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Blaise Pascal
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Isaac Newton
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Leonhard Euler
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Carl Gauss
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August Möbius
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Nikolai Lobachevsky
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John Playfair
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Jakob Steiner

1801 AD - 1900 AD[edit]

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Julius Plücker
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Arthur Cayley
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Bernhard Riemann
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Julius Dedekind
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Max Noether
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Felix Klein
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Henri Poincaré
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Alicia Boole Stott
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Albert Einstein
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Buckminster Fuller
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M. C. Escher

1901-[edit]

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H. S. M. Coxeter
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Ernst Witt
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Benoît Mandelbrot
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Branko Grünbaum
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Michael Atiyah
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J. H. Conway
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William Thurston
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Mikhail Gromov
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George W. Hart
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Shing-Tung Yau
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Károly Bezdek
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Grigori Perelman

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Casselman. "One of the Oldest Extant Diagrams from Euclid". University of British Columbia. Retrieved 2008-09-26.