Chronological Table of Mathematics

When | Who | What |
---|---|---|

540 B.C. | Pythagoras | Geometry, Arithmetic |

300 B.C. | Euclid | Deductive Reasoning in Geometry |

225 B.C. | Archimedes | Circle and sphere, Infinite Series, Mechanics, Hydrostatics |

300 | Pappus | Collections and commentaries |

820 | Al-Khwarizmi | Algebra |

1202 | Fibonacci | Arithmetic, algebra, geometry |

1545 | Tartaglia, Cardano, Ferrari | Algebraic equations of higher degrees |

1610 | Kepler | Planetary motion |

1635 | Fermat | Number theory |

1637 | Descartes | Analytic geometry |

1650 | Pascal | Conics, Probability theory |

1680 | Newton | Calculus, Planetary motion, Infinite Series |

1682 | Leibniz | Calculus |

1700 | Bernoulli | Calculus, Probability |

1750 | Euler | Analysis, Complex variables, Number Theory |

1780 | Lagrange | Differential equations, Calculus of Variations |

1805 | Laplace | Differential equaions, Planetary motion, Probability |

1806 | Legendre | Least squares method |

1807 | Fourier | Fourier series |

1820 | Gauss | Number theory, Differential geometry, Algebra |

1825 | Bolyai, Lobatchevsky | Non-Euclidean geometry |

1829 | Galois | Group theory |

1840 | Cauchy | Anaylsis |

1854 | Riemann | Integration theory, Complex variables, Geometry |

1873 | Maxwell | Electromagnetics |

1879 | Frege | First-order Logic |

1880 | Cantor | Set theory |

1890 | Weirstrass | Real and Complex Analysis |

1895 | Poincare | Topology, Differential equations |

1897 | Frobenius | Group theory |

1899 | Hilbert | Integral equations, Foundations |

1902 | Lebesgue | Measure theory |

1907 | Brouwer | Topology, Constructivism |

1910 | Russel, Whitehead | Mathematical logic |

1915 | Einstein | General theory of relativity |

1926 | Noether, Artin | Algebra |

1931 | Goedel | Incompleteness theorem |

1935 | Church | Lambda calculus |