Who was there ?


Mathematicians in our archive who were alive in the year 1650 are:

Thomas Fincke was 89 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Christoph Scheiner was 77 this year and died this year.
William Oughtred was 76 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Jean-Baptiste Morin was 67 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Gregory of Saint-Vincent was 66 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Peter Turner was 64 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Joachim Jungius was 63 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Benjamin Bramer was 62 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Thomas Hobbes was 62 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Étienne Pascal was 62 this year and would die the following year.
Girard Desargues was 59 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Pierre Gassendi was 58 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Pierre Petit was 56 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
René Descartes was 54 this year and died this year.
Jacob Gool was 54 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Jan-Karel della Faille was 53 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Claude Hardy was 52 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Giovanni Battista Riccioli was 52 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
Pierre de Carcavi was 50 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Adriaan Vlacq was 50 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Florimond de Beaune was 49 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Pierre Fermat was 49 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Jacques de Billy was 48 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
John Greaves was 48 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Gilles Roberval was 48 this year and would die in a further 25 years.
Frenicle de Bessy was about 46 this year and would die in about a further 24 years.
Ismael Boulliau was 45 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Juan Caramuel was 44 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Maria Cunitz was about 43 this year and would die in about a further 14 years.
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli was 42 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Honoré Fabri was 42 this year and would die in a further 38 years.
Jacques Le Tenneur was 40 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Jan Stampioen was 40 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
Johannes Hevelius was 39 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
John Pell was 39 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
Antoine Arnauld was 38 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Andrea Tacquet was 38 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Henry More was 36 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
John Wilkins was 36 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Frans van Schooten was 35 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Kamalakara was about 34 this year and would die in about a further 50 years.
John Wallis was 34 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Seth Ward was 33 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Francesco Grimaldi was 32 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Gabriel Mouton was 32 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Claude Mylon was 32 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Michelangelo Ricci was 31 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
William Brouncker was 30 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Nicolaus Mercator was 30 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Jean Picard was 30 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Claude Dechales was 29 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Adrien Auzout was 28 this year and would die in a further 41 years.
Johann Rahn was 28 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
René de Sluze was 28 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
Vincenzo Viviani was 28 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Stephano degli Angeli was 27 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Blaise Pascal was 27 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
John Collins was 26 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Guarino Guarini was 26 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
János Apáczai was 25 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Erasmus Bartholin was 25 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
Giovanni Cassini was 25 this year and would die in a further 62 years.
Jan de Witt was 25 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Pietro Mengoli was 24 this year and would die in a further 36 years.
Robert Boyle was 23 this year and would die in a further 41 years.
Jonas Moore was 23 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Johann Hudde was 22 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Christiaan Huygens was 21 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Isaac Barrow was 20 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Jean Richer was 20 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
Edward Cocker was 19 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Christopher Wren was 18 this year and would die in a further 73 years.
Mei Wending was 17 this year and would die in a further 71 years.
Hendrik van Heuraet was 16 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Robert Hooke was 15 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
William Neile was 13 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
James Gregory was 12 this year and would die in a further 25 years.
Nicolas Malebranche was 12 this year and would die in a further 65 years.
Philippe de la Hire was 10 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Bernard Lamy was 10 this year and would die in a further 65 years.
Georg Mohr was 10 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Jacques Ozanam was 10 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Takakazu Seki was 8 this year and would die in a further 58 years.
Isaac Newton was 7 this year and would die in a further 77 years.
Siguenza y Gongora was 5 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
John Flamsteed was 4 this year and would die in a further 69 years.
Gottfried Leibniz was 4 this year and would die in a further 66 years.
Giovanni Ceva was 3 this year and would die in a further 84 years.
Elisabetha Koopman was 3 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Denis Papin was 3 this year and would die in a further 62 years.
Henry Aldrich was 2 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Tommaso Ceva was 2 this year and would die in a further 87 years.

There were 92 mathematicians in our archive alive in the year 1650.


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