Greatest mathematicians (all time)
Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1643 – 20 March 1726/7) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher"). His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Pri...
René Descartes (Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. He spent about 20 years of his life in the Dutch Republic...