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  1. Published Propositiones Philosophicae, wanted women's education
    Agnesi
  2. Revolutionized ancient geometry and integral calculus, invented simple machines
    Archimedes
  3. Invented an algebra which bears his name
    George Boole
  4. Anticipated much of modern computing
    Ada Byron (Lady Lovelace)
  5. Famous French mathematician, scientist, and philosopher
    Rene Descartes
  6. "Father of Algebra," Arithmetica developed # theory
    Diophantus
  7. Calculated Earth-related measurements, prime numbers
    Erastosthenes
  8. Father of Geometry, wrote The Elements
    Euclid
  9. Lots of fields, modern math technology like mathematic function
    Leonard Euler
  10. Battled prejudices to become mathematician, number theory and elasticity
    Sophie Germain
  11. First woman math contributor, killed by Christian sect
    Hypatia
  12. Logarithms, mneumonic for triangles and formulas
    John Napier
  13. Greek astronomer, geocentric theory
    Claudius Ptolemy
  14. British, diagrams named after him
    John Venn
  15. Wife of Pythagorus, Golden Mean
    Theano
  16. 4-D polytopes
    Alicia Stott
  17. Apgebraeic geometry and commutative algebra (University of Michigan)
    Karen E. Smith
  18. Semilinear hyperbolic systems
    Freda Porter
  19. Abstract algebra: rings, groups, and fields
    Emmy Noether
  20. First female math professor, first Nigerian woman with PhD
    Grace Alele Williams
  21. Theory of differential equations
    Sonya Kovalevsky

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