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Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829) | Abel , Niels Abel , Niels Henrik Abel |

English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954) | Alan Mathison Turing , Alan Turing , Turing |

English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947) | Alfred North Whitehead , Whitehead |

mathematician whose specialty is algebra | algebraist |

United States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998) | Andre Weil , Weil |

Russian mathematician (1856-1922) | Andrei Markov , Andre Markoff , Markoff , Markov |

Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC) | Archimedes |

German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868) | August F. Mobius , August Ferdinand Mobius , Mobius |

French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830) | Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier , Fourier , Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier |

English mathematician for whom Bayes' theorem is named (1702-1761) | Bayes , Thomas Bayes |

United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880) | Benjamin Peirce , Peirce |

French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924) | Benoit Mandelbrot , Mandelbrot |

Swiss mathematician (1654-1705) | Bernoulli , Jacques Bernoulli , Jakob Bernoulli , James Bernoulli |

Swiss mathematician (1667-1748) | Bernoulli , Jean Bernoulli , Johann Bernoulli , John Bernoulli |

English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970) | Bertrand Arthur William Russell , Bertrand Russell , Earl Russell , Russell |

German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846) | Bessel , Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel |

French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662) | Blaise Pascal , Pascal |

English mathematician; creator of Boolean algebra (1815-1864) | Boole , George Boole |

United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838) | Bowditch , Nathaniel Bowditch |

French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794) | Condorcet , Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat , Marquis de Condorcet |

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