Names beginning with W


The number of words in the biography is given in brackets. A * indicates that there is a portrait.

Waerden, Bartel van der (2244*)
Wafa al-Buzjani Abu'l (1128)
Wald, Abraham (1482*)
Wales, Muriel (552*)
Walfisz, Arnold (1878*)
Walker, Geoffrey (805*)
Walker, John (558*)
Wall, C Terence (927*)
Wall, Hubert (2365*)
Wallace, Alexander (898*)
Waller, Derek (1514*)
Wallace, William (1338*)
Wallis, John (2460*)
Walsh, John (2943)
Walsh, Joseph (1105*)
Wang, Hsien (656)
Wang, Yuan (1050*)
Wang H'siao-t'ung (1558)
Wang Xiaotong (1484)
Wangerin, Albert (1040*)
Wantzel, Pierre (1030)
Ward, Seth (1873*)
Warga, Jack (1971*)
Waring, Edward (1401*)
Warner, Mary (1860*)
Warschawski, Stefan (1059*)
Waterston, John (960*)
Watson, G Neville (1037*)
Watson, Henry (543*)
Watson, William (500*)
Watt, James (267)
Wattie, James (420)
Wazewski, Tadeusz (780*)
Weatherburn, Charles (2272*)
Weatherhead, Kenneth (417)
Weaver, Warren (1590*)
Weber, Heinrich (2392*)
Weber, Heinrich F (788*)
Weber, Wilhelm (2598*)
Wedderburn, Joseph (1882*)
Wegner, Udo (2157*)
Weierstrass, Karl (2615*)
Weil, André (3082*)
Weiler, Adolf (330)
Weingarten, Julius (739*)
Weinstein, Alexander (412*)
Weisbach, Julius (530*)
Weise, Karl (1203*)
Welchman, Gordon (2267*)
Weldon, Raphael (1349*)
Wending, Mei (1793)
Wenninger, Magnus (2037*)
Werner, Johann (928*)
Werner, Wendelin (1736*)
Wessel, Caspar (1698)
West, John (1206)
Wexler-Kreindler, Eléna (794)
Weyl, Hermann (2306*)
Weyr, Eduard (2535*)
Weyr, Emil (2043*)
Wheat, Mary Gray (1369*)

Wheeler, Anna J Pell (2476*)
Whewell, William (2101*)
Whish, Charles (2224)
Whiston, William (1350*)
White, Henry (1469*)
Whitehead, Alfred N (2354*)
Whitehead, J Henry C (1914*)
Whiteside, Tom (2723*)
Whitney, Hassler (1262*)
Whittaker, Edmund (1502*)
Whittaker, John (1558*)
Whyburn, Gordon (1110*)
Whyburn, William (2244*)
Widman, Johannes (627)
Wiegold, James (2631*)
Wielandt, Helmut (712*)
Wien, Wilhelm (3029*)
Wiener, Christian (978)
Wiener, Hermann (551*)
Wiener, Norbert (2481*)
Wigner, Eugene (2499*)
Wilczynski, Ernest (675*)
Wilder, Raymond (1794*)
Wiles, Andrew (1515*)
Wilf, Herbert (2686*)
Wilkins, Ernest (1225*)
Wilkins, John (2498*)
Wilkinson, Jim (1045*)
Wilks, Samuel (2531*)
William of Ockham (1508*)
Williams, William (1316*)
Williamson, John (682)
Willock, Sophie (1550*)
Wilson, Alexander (819*)
Wilson, Bertram (135)
Wilson, Edwin (691*)
Wilson, John (594*)
Wilson, John [2] (463)
Wiltheiss, Ernst (823*)
Wilton, John (210)
Wiman, Anders (2046*)
Winckelmann, Maria (1617)
Winkler, Wilhelm (754*)
Wintner, Aurel (1486*)
Wirtinger, Wilhelm (2153*)
Wishart, John (1084*)
Witt, Ernst (2399*)
Witt, Johan de (846*)
Witten, Edward (1251*)
Wittgenstein, Ludwig (2835*)
Wittich, Paul (1665)

Wolf, Frantisek (1385*)
Wolf, Rudolph (1317*)
Wolfowitz, Jacob (1061*)
Wolstenholme, Joseph (713*)
Woodhouse, Robert (659)
Woods, Leslie (1633*)
Woodward, Robert (2334*)
Wren, Christopher (3055*)
Wren, Thomas (1314*)
Wright, Edward (2214*)
Wright, Sewall (1370*)
Wrinch, Dorothy (977*)
Wronski, Hoëné (1184*)
Wu, Sijue (1228*)
Wu, Wen-Tsun (1512*)
Wussing, Hans (2450*)
Wylie, Shaun (1733*)


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