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Science: Mathematics

# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Descartes

1596-1650
France
Mathematics

Cartesian coordinate system
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Pierre de Fermat

1601-1665
France
Mathematics

Fermat's Last Theorem
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Thales

-624-547
Greece
Mathematics

Father of science & Thales' theorem
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John Napier

1550-1617
United Kingdom
Mathematics

Inventing “logarithms”
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Luca Pacioli

1445-1517
Italy
Mathematics

Father of accounting
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Euclid

-365-275
Greece
Mathematics

Father of geometry
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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

1928-
USA
Mathematics

Nash embedding theorem
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Benjamin Banneker

1731-1806
USA
Mathematics

Calculating a solar eclipse
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Andrew Wiles

1953-
United Kingdom
Mathematics

Proving “Fermat's Last Theorem”
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David Hilbert

1862-1943
Germany
Mathematics

Hilbert's basis theorem

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