## Mathematicians

There are ninety-nine Mathematicians called William.

**William of Ockham**William of Ockham (also Occam, Hockham, or any of several other spellings, ) (c. 1288 - c....

*( from the wikipedia article on William of Ockham)***William Paley**William Paley (July 1743 – 25 May 1805) was a British Christian apologist, philosopher, and utilitarian. He is best known for his exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of God in his work Natural Theology, which made use of the watchmaker analogy (also see natural theology)....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Paley)***William Ewart Gladstone**William Ewart Gladstone is a Mathematician...

*( from the wikipedia article on William Ewart Gladstone)***William McCrea (astronomer)**Sir William Hunter McCrea (13 December 1904, Dublin – 25 April 1999) was an English astronomer and mathematician....

*( from the wikipedia article on William McCrea (astronomer))***John William Colenso**John William Colenso (1814–1883), first Anglican bishop of Natal, mathematician, theologian, Biblical scholar and social activist....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on John William Colenso)***William F. Friedman**William Frederick Friedman (September 24, 1891 – November 12, 1969) was a US Army cryptographer (or cryptologist depending on preference). He ran the research division of the Army's Signals Intelligence Service (SIS) in the 1930s, and parts of its follow-on services into the 1950s....

*( from the wikipedia article on William F. Friedman)***William Whewell**William Whewell is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Whewell)***Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet**Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet is a Mathematician...

*( from the wikipedia article on Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet)***William Feller**William Feller is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Feller)***William Stanley Jevons**William Stanley Jevons is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Stanley Jevons)***William Beveridge**William Beveridge is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Beveridge)***William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire**William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire is a Mathematician...

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire)***William Jones (mathematician)**William Jones (1675 – 3 July 1749) was a Welsh mathematician, born in the village of Llanfihangel Tre'r Beirdd, on the Isle of Anglesey....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Jones (mathematician))***William Kingdon Clifford**William Kingdon Clifford is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Kingdon Clifford)***William Burnside**William Burnside is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Burnside)***William Ross Ashby**William Ross Ashby is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Ross Ashby)***William Kahan**William Kahan is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Kahan)***William Petty**Sir William Petty (27 May 1623 – 16 December 1687) was an English economist, scientist and philosopher. He first became prominent serving Oliver Cromwell and Commonwealth in Ireland....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Petty)***William Henry Sykes**William Henry Sykes is a Mathematician...

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Henry Sykes)***George William Hill**George William Hill (March 3, 1838 – April 16, 1914), was a U.S....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on George William Hill)***William Hopkins**William Hopkins is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Hopkins)***William Oughtred**William Oughtred is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Oughtred)***William Spottiswoode**William Spottiswoode is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Spottiswoode)***Henry William Watson**Rev. Henry William Watson (February 25, 1827 - January 11, 1903) was a noted mathematician and author of a number of mathematics books....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on Henry William Watson)***William Arveson**William Arveson (born 22 November 1934 in Oakland, California) is a mathematician specializing in operator algebras. He is currently professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Arveson)***William Gascoigne (scientist)**William Gascoigne (scientist) is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Gascoigne (scientist))***William Lawvere**Francis William Lawvere (b. February 9, 1937 in Muncie, Indiana) is a mathematician known for his work in category theory, topos theory and the philosophy of mathematics....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Lawvere)***William Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow**William Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow is a Mathematician...

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow)***William George Horner**William George Horner (1786 – 22 September 1837) was a British mathematician who was born in Bristol England and died in Bath England. He invented the zoetrope in 1834....

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*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ernest William Barnes)***William Bourne (mathematician)**William Bourne (c. 1535–1582) was an English mathematician, innkeeper and former Royal Navy gunner who created an idea for an early submarine and wrote important navigational manuals....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Bourne (mathematician))***William Goldman (professor)**William Goldman (born 1955) is a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, College Park (since 1986). He received his Ph....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Goldman (professor))***William Wilson Hunter**Sir William Wilson Hunter, KCSI General Preface The Imperial Gazetteer of India 1909., CIE Obituary Notice — Sir William Wilson Hunter Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Published by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 1900....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Wilson Hunter)***William Playfair**William Playfair is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Playfair)***William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker**William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker)***William Henry Young**William Henry Young (London, 20 October 1863 - Lausanne, 7 July 1942) was an English mathematician. Young was educated at City of London School and Peterhouse, Cambridge....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Henry Young)***William Fleetwood**William Fleetwood is a Mathematician...

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Fleetwood)***William Newmarch**William Newmarch (January 28, 1820 – March 23, 1882) was a Yorkshireman, English banker, economist and statistician born at Thirsk, Yorkshire....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Newmarch)***William Penney, Baron Penney**William George Penney, Baron Penney OM, KBE (24 June 1909 – 3 March 1991) was a British physicist who was responsible for the development of British nuclear technology following the World War II. A mathematician by training, he became an expert on wave dynamics....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Penney, Baron Penney)***William H. Jefferys**William H. (Bill) Jefferys (born 1940) is an American astronomer....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William H. Jefferys)***William Fleetwood Sheppard**William Fleetwood Sheppard (20 November 1863 – 12 October 1936) Australian-British civil servant, mathematician and statistician remembered for his work in finite differences, interpolation and statistical theory, known in particular for the eponymous Sheppard’s corrections....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Fleetwood Sheppard)***William Alvin Howard**William Alvin Howard (born 1926) is a proof theorist best-known for his work demonstrating formal similarity between intuitionistic logic and the simply-typed lambda-calculus that has come to be known as the Curry-Howard correspondence. He has also been active in the theory of proof-theoretic ordinals....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Alvin Howard)***William Gemmell Cochran**William Gemmell Cochran (15 July 1909 – 29 March 1980) was a prominent statistician; he was born in Scotland but spent most of his life in the United States....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Gemmell Cochran)***William Prager**William Prager (May 23, 1903, Karlsruhe - 1980) was a German-born US applied mathematician....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Prager)***William Ernest Johnson**William Ernest Johnson (June 23, 1858 – January 14, 1931) was a British logician mainly remembered for his Logic (1921–1924), in 3 volumes....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Ernest Johnson)***William of Sherwood**William of Sherwood (or Shyreswood, Shireswood) (1190 – 1249), was a medieval English logician and teacher....

*( from the wikipedia article on William of Sherwood)***William Crabtree**William Crabtree is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Crabtree)***William Smyth (professor)**William Smyth (Pittston, Maine, 1797 - Brunswick, Maine, April 3, 1868) was a writer on mathematics and other subjects. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1822, then studied theology at Phillips Academy Andover....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Smyth (professor))***Thomas William Edmondson**Thomas William Edmondson, Ph. D....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on Thomas William Edmondson)***William Kruskal**William Henry Kruskal (October 10, 1919 – April 21, 2005) was an American mathematician and statistician. He is best known for having formulated the Kruskal–Wallis one-way analysis of variance (together with W....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Kruskal)***William Bedwell**William Bedwell (1561 – May 5, 1632 near London) was an English priest and scholar, specializing in Arabic and other "oriental" languages as well as in mathematics....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Bedwell)***William Edge (mathematician)**William Leonard Edge (November 8, 1904 – September 27, 1997) was a British mathematician most known for his work in finite geometry. Born in Stockport to schoolteacher parents, Edge attended Cambridge University....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Edge (mathematician))***William Morgan (actuary)**William Morgan (June 1750 – 4 May 1833) was a Welsh physician, physicist and statistician, who is considered the father of modern actuarial science....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Morgan (actuary))***William Shanks**William Shanks is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Shanks)***William S. Massey**William Schumacher Massey (born 1920) is an American mathematician, known for his work in algebraic topology. The Massey product is named for him....

*( from the wikipedia article on William S. Massey)***William Guy**William Augustus Guy (13 June 1810 – 10 September 1885) was a British physician and medical statistician....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Guy)***William C. Krumbein**William Christian Krumbein (1902-1979) was a notable geologist, after whom the Krumbein Medal of the International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG) was named. This medal was established at the 25th International Geological Congress in Sydney, in 1976....

*( from the wikipedia article on William C. Krumbein)***William Fogg Osgood**William Fogg Osgood (1864–1943) was an American mathematician, born in Boston....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Fogg Osgood)***William S. Hatcher**William S. Hatcher (1935-2005) was a mathematician, philosopher, educator and a member of the Bahá'í Faithreprint of open letter to fellow students on conversion Pamphlet copyright 1965, National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States of America, Baha'i Publishing Trust, Wilmette, Illinois....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William S. Hatcher)***William A. Barnett**William Arnold Barnett is an American economist whose current work is in the field of chaos, bifurcation, and nonlinearity in socioeconomic contexts, as well as the study of the aggregation problem....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William A. Barnett)***William Browder (mathematician)**William Browder (born January 6, 1934) is a United States mathematician, specializing in algebraic topology, differential topology and differential geometry. Son of Earl Browder, brother of Felix Browder....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Browder (mathematician))***William Anthony Granville**William Anthony Granville (1864 – February 4, 1943) was an American mathematician, and served as president of Gettysburg College from 1910 until 1923....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Anthony Granville)***William G. Harless**William G. Harless (born November 20, 1933) is an educational theorist....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William G. Harless)***William A. Stein**William Arthur Stein (born February 21, 1974 in Santa Barbara, California) is an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Washington....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William A. Stein)***William Jaco**William "Bus" H. Jaco (b....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Jaco)***William Thomas Fletcher**William Thomas Fletcher received the B.S....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Thomas Fletcher)***William Frend (social reformer)**William Frend (22 November 1757 – 21 February 1841) was an English clergyman, social reformer and writer....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Frend (social reformer))***William Rutherford (mathematician)**William Rutherford (1798–1871) was an English mathematician famous for his calculation of 208 digits of the mathematical constant π in 1841. Only the first 152 digits were later found to be correct....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Rutherford (mathematician))***William Fulton (mathematician)**William Fulton (born 1939) is an American mathematician, specializing in algebraic geometry. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University in 1961 and his doctorate from Princeton University in 1966....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Fulton (mathematician))***William Edward Story**William Edward Story is a Mathematician...

*( from the wikipedia article on William Edward Story)***William Arthur Kirk**William Arthur ("Art") Kirk is an American mathematician. His research interests include nonlinear functional analysis, the geometry of Banach spaces and metric spaces....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Arthur Kirk)***William Leybourn**William Leybourn (1626–1716) was an English mathematician and land surveyor....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Leybourn)***William Henry Maule**Sir William Henry Maule PC KC (25 April 1788 – 1858) was an English lawyer, member of parliament and judge....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Henry Maule)***William McFadden Orr**William McFadden Orr, FRS (2 May 1866 – 14 August 1934) was an Irish mathematician....

*( from the wikipedia article on William McFadden Orr)***William Palin Elderton**Sir William Palin Elderton KBE PhD (Oslo) (1877-1962) was a British actuary who served as president of the Institute of Actuaries (1932-1934). Elderton also had a very long association with the statistical journal Biometrika....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Palin Elderton)***William Esson**William Esson is a Mathematician...

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Esson)***William Farish (professor)**William Farish (1759–1837) was a British professor in chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Cambridge, known for the development of the method of isometric projection and development of the first written university examination.Patrick Maynard (2005)....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Farish (professor))***John William Norie**John William Norie (1772, London – 1843), was a mathematician, hydrographer, chart maker and publisher of nautical books most famous for his Epitome of Practical Navigation (1805) which became a standard work on navigation and went through many editions as did many of Norie's works....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on John William Norie)***William Hunter (statistician)**'William Gordon Hunter, or Bill Hunter as he was usually called, was a statistician at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He was co-author of the classic book Statistics for Experimenters, and founder of the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Hunter (statistician))***William Wallace (mathematician)**William Wallace (September 23, 1768 in Dysart—April 28, 1843 in Edinburgh) was a Scottish mathematician....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Wallace (mathematician))***William W. Tait**William Walker Tait (born 1929) is an emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago, where he served as a faculty member from 1972 to 1996, and as department chair from 1981 to 1987....

*( from the wikipedia article on William W. Tait)***William Mitchinson Hicks**William Mitchinson Hicks, FRS (23 September 1850, Launceston, Cornwall – 17 August 1934, Crowshurst, Sussex) was a British mathematician and physicist. He studied at St John's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1873, and became a Fellow at the College....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Mitchinson Hicks)***William Ruggles**William Ruggles (born on September 5, 1797 in Rochester, Massachusetts, died on September 10, 1877 on Schooley's Mountain, New Jersey) was an American scholar....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Ruggles)***William Dunham (mathematician)**William Dunham is an American writer who was originally trained in topology but became interested in the history of mathematics. He has received several awards for writing and teaching on this subject....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Dunham (mathematician))***William Lawrence Kocay**William Lawrence Kocay is a Canadian Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Manitoba. He is known for his work in Graph algorithms and the Reconstruction conjecture....

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William Lawrence Kocay)***William Floyd (mathematician)**William J. Floyd is an American mathematician specializing in topology....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Floyd (mathematician))***William Kneale**William Kneale (1905-1990) was an English logician best-known for his 1962 book The Development of Logic, a history of logic from its beginnings in Ancient Greece written with his wife Martha. Kneale was also known as a philosopher of science and the author of a book on Probability and Induction....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Kneale)***William Shaw (mathematician)**William Shaw (born 14 May 1958) is a British professor of applied mathematical finance at King's College London. He is a consultant on financial derivatives, an author of a primary book on using Mathematica to model financial derivatives, co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Applied Mathematical Finance, and a member of the Mathematics Department at King's College London....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Shaw (mathematician))***William Edward Hodgson Berwick**William Edward Hodgson Berwick is a Mathematician...

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Edward Hodgson Berwick)***William J. LeVeque**William J. LeVeque is a Mathematician...

*(extract from the wikipedia article on William J. LeVeque)***William Bertram (mathematician)**Dr William Karel Bertram (born December 17, 1977) is an Australian mathematician specializing in the fields of stochastic processes and econophysics....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on William Bertram (mathematician))***William Neile**William Neile (1637-1670) was an English mathematician and founder member of the Royal Society. His major mathematical work, the rectification of the semicubical parabola, was carried out when he was aged nineteen, and was published by John Wallis....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Neile)***Alfred William Flux**Sir Alfred William Flux CB (April 8, 1867 – July 16, 1942) was a British economist and statistician....

*(excerpt from the wikipedia article on Alfred William Flux)***William Scott (astronomer and clergyman)**William Scott (8 October 1825 – 29 March 1917), was a Church of England clergyman and became the colonial astronomer for New South Wales....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Scott (astronomer and clergyman))***William Temple (logician)**Sir William Temple (1555-1627) was an English Ramist logician and fourth Provost of Trinity College, Dublin....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Temple (logician))***John William Nicholson**John William Nicholson is a Mathematician...

*(extract from the wikipedia article on John William Nicholson)***William Clarke (cryptographer)**William Francis 'Nobby' Clarke (1883 - 1961) was a British intelligence officer and cryptographer of naval codes in both World Wars....

*( from the wikipedia article on William Clarke (cryptographer))***William Duncan (philosopher)**William Duncan (1717, Aberdeen – 1760, Aberdeen) was a Scottish natural philosopher and classicist, professor of natural philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen....

*(abstract from the wikipedia article on William Duncan (philosopher))***William C. Waterhouse**William Charles Waterhouse is an American mathematician, a professor of Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University.PSU Mathematics Department - Faculty, retrieved 2010-02-06....

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