Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Available here are accounts of the lives and works of seventeenth and eighteenth century mathematicians (and some other scientists), adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908).

The ordering of the mathematicians and scientists below is approximately chronological. A separate index is provided which lists these people in alphabetical order.

These biographies constitute part of the collection of online material relating to the history of mathematics at the School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin.

Maintained by

David R. Wilkins
School of Mathematics
Trinity College, Dublin