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# Top 5 greatest mathematicians of all time Watch

1. You're not including Gauss Dayo?
2. 1. Newton
2. Newton
3. Newton
4. Newton
5. Newton

in no particular order.
3. DFranklin;
generalebriety;
Chewwy;
James;
Kolya.

Also in no particular order.

4. (Original post by yusufu)
DFranklin;
generalebriety;
Chewwy;
James;
Kolya.

Also in no particular order.

Correction:

a.generalebriety;
b.Chewwy;
c.James;
d.Kolya.

where {a,b,c,d} is some permutation of {2,3,4,5}

Correction:

a.generalebriety;
b.Chewwy;
c.James;
d.Kolya.

where {a,b,c,d} is some permutation of {2,3,4,5}

lol. I was going to put myself in the list, but I realised that I transcend greatness. Oh yes.

Edit: in other news, I would probably swap 2. and 3. in my list. Maybe swap 4. and 5. as well.
7. Einstein, Galileo, Newton, Euler, Gauss - no particular order.

Here come the shouts about he's a physicist, not a mathematician.

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8. Pythagoras
Newton
Euler
Achemides
Fermat
Euclid
(No order)
9. I know nothing of past mathematicians to have any sort of informed opinion, but Ramanujan's story is fascinating. Died so young too.

I am amazed how many of these guys are virtually self-taught.
10. Not as young as Galois...
11. euler
gauss
hilbert
riemann
leibniz

no particular order
12. Grothendieck
Riemann
Gauss
Godel
Galois
13. 1.) Simplicity
2.) Simplicity
3.) Simplicity
4.) Simplicity
5.) Simplicity
14. 1.) Simplicity
2.) Simplicity
3.) Simplicity
4.) Simplicity
5.) Simplicity
1000000000000000000000001)DeanK2

P.S. Newton is not a mathematician, nor is Einstein.
15. (Original post by Simplicity)
1000000000000000000000001)DeanK2

P.S. Newton is not a mathematician, nor is Einstein.
Didn't Newton study maths at cambridge? Everyone had to at that time but that's beside the point.
16. Didn't Newton study maths at cambridge? Everyone had to at that time but that's beside the point.
No, he did philosophy. Cambridge is pretty crappy for maths during the time of Newton. Its only till Hardy came along did they start actually doing Maths and not Physics.
17. (Original post by XShmalX)
Pythagoras
Newton
Euler
Achemides
Fermat
Euclid
(No order)
Someone obviously can't count.
18. a mix of Riemann, Gauss, Euler, Tao and... must be Simba
19. (Original post by sohanshah)
Einstein, Galileo, Newton, Euler, Gauss - no particular order.

Here come the shouts about he's a physicist, not a mathematician.

Spoiler:
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Yeah, well you're a fag
nice spoiler. i lolled
20. 1) Gauss
2) Euler
3) Cantor
4) Riemann
5) Grothendieck

woo first person to choose Cantor

Updated: June 9, 2010
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