Who was there ?


Mathematicians in our archive who were alive in the year 1600 are:

John Dee was 73 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Cheng Dawei was 67 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Giambattista della Porta was 65 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Francesco Barozzi was 63 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Christopher Clavius was 62 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Thomas Allen was 60 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Ludolph Van Ceulen was 60 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
François Viète was 60 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Guidobaldo del Monte was 55 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Tycho Brahe was 54 this year and would die the following year.
Baha' al-Din al-Amili was 53 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
Giordano Bruno was 52 this year and died this year.
Pietro Cataldi was 52 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Simon Stevin was 52 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
Henry Savile was 51 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Joao Baptista Lavanha was 50 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Michael Mästlin was 50 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
John Napier was 50 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Jost Bürgi was 48 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Matteo Ricci was 48 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Luca Valerio was 48 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Giovanni Magini was 45 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Thomas Harriot was 40 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
Henry Briggs was 39 this year and would die in a further 30 years.
Thomas Fincke was 39 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Philip van Lansberge was 39 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Bartholomeo Pitiscus was 39 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Adriaan van Roomen was 39 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Xu Guang-qi was 38 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Galileo Galilei was 36 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Giuseppe Biancani was 34 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Marino Ghetaldi was 32 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Johannes Kepler was 29 this year and would die in a further 30 years.
Simon Mayr was 27 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Christoph Scheiner was 27 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
William Oughtred was 26 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Paul Guldin was 23 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Benedetto Castelli was 22 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Johann Faulhaber was 20 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
Pierre Hérigone was 20 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Willebrord Snell was 20 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Claude Gaspar Bachet was 19 this year and would die in a further 38 years.
Edmund Gunter was 19 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Jean-Baptiste Morin was 17 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Gregory of Saint-Vincent was 16 this year and would die in a further 67 years.
Pierre Vernier was 16 this year and would die in a further 38 years.
Claude Mydorge was 15 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Peter Turner was 14 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Joachim Jungius was 13 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Benjamin Bramer was 12 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Thomas Hobbes was 12 this year and would die in a further 79 years.
Marin Mersenne was 12 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
Étienne Pascal was 12 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Jean Beaugrand was about 10 this year and would die in about a further 40 years.
Girard Desargues was 9 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
Pierre Gassendi was 8 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Wilhelm Schickard was 8 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
Pierre Petit was 6 this year and would die in a further 77 years.
Albert Girard was 5 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
René Descartes was 4 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
Henry Gellibrand was 3 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Jan-Karel della Faille was 3 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Bonaventura Cavalieri was 2 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Claude Hardy was 2 this year and would die in a further 78 years.
Giovanni Battista Riccioli was 2 this year and would die in a further 71 years.
Pierre de Carcavi was born this year and would die in a further 84 years.
Richard Delamain was born this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Adriaan Vlacq was born this year and would die in a further 67 years.

There were 68 mathematicians in our archive alive in the year 1600.


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