Who was there ?


Mathematicians in our archive who were alive in the year 1840 are:

Dominique Cassini was 92 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Caroline Herschel was 90 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Simon Lhuilier was 90 this year and died this year.
François Budan was 79 this year and died this year.
Ruan Yuan was 76 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
James Ivory was 75 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Sylvestre Lacroix was 75 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Alexis Bouvard was 73 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
François-Joseph Servois was 72 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
William Wallace was 72 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Louis Puissant was 71 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Joseph Gergonne was 69 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
Antoine-André-Louis Reynaud was 69 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Robert Haldane was 68 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Louis Benjamin Francoeur was 67 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Jean-Baptiste Biot was 66 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Olinthus Gregory was 66 this year and would die the following year.
Robert Adrain was 65 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Farkas Bolyai was 65 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Peter Barlow was 64 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Carl Friedrich Gauss was 63 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Louis Poinsot was 63 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
Josef Hoëné Wronski was 62 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Benjamin Gompertz was 61 this year and would die in a further 25 years.
August Crelle was 60 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Mary Somerville was 60 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Bernard Bolzano was 59 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Giovanni Plana was 59 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Siméon-Denis Poisson was 59 this year and died this year.
Charles-Julien Brianchon was 57 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Claude-Louis Mathieu was 57 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
Wilhelm Bessel was 56 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Charles Dupin was 56 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
François Arago was 54 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Jacques Binet was 54 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Jean-Nicolas Nicollet was 54 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
James Thomson was 54 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
John Walsh was 54 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Louis Lefébure de Fourcy was 53 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Enno Heeren Dirksen was 52 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
William Hamilton was 52 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Jean-Victor Poncelet was 52 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Antonio Bordoni was 51 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
Augustin-Louis Cauchy was 51 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Georg Simon Ohm was 51 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Jean-Baptiste Bélanger was 50 this year and would die in a further -1840 years.
August Möbius was 50 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Theodore Strong was 50 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Charles Babbage was 49 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Michael Faraday was 49 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
George Peacock was 49 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Félix Savart was 49 this year and would die the following year.
Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis was 48 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
John Herschel was 48 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky was 48 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Martin Ohm was 48 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Michel Chasles was 47 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
George Green was 47 this year and would die the following year.
William Hopkins was 47 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Jakob Kulik was 47 this year and would die in a further 23 years.
Théodore Olivier was 47 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Germinal Dandelin was 46 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Franz Adolph Taurinus was 46 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
William Whewell was 46 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Thomas Carlyle was 45 this year and would die in a further 41 years.
Bernt Holmboe was 45 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Gabriel Lamé was 45 this year and would die in a further 30 years.
Arthur Jules Morin was 45 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
Louis Richard was 45 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Olinde Rodrigues was 45 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Jules Bienaymé was 44 this year and would die in a further 38 years.
Nikolai Brashman was 44 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Adolphe Quetelet was 44 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Jakob Steiner was 44 this year and would die in a further 23 years.
Jean-Marie Duhamel was 43 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Pierre-Joseph-Étienne Finck was 43 this year and would die in a further 30 years.
Jean Claude Saint-Venant was 43 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
Félix Savary was 43 this year and would die the following year.
Étienne Bobillier was 42 this year and died this year.
Christoph Gudermann was 42 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Franz Neumann was 42 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Heinrich Scherk was 42 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Karl von Staudt was 42 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Émile Clapeyron was 41 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Karl Gräffe was 41 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Henry Fox Talbot was 40 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
George Airy was 39 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Thomas Clausen was 39 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Antoine Cournot was 39 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Mikhail Ostrogradski was 39 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Joseph Plateau was 39 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Julius Plücker was 39 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Joseph Raabe was 39 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
János Bolyai was 38 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
Jean-Baptiste Brasseur was 38 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Giusto Bellavitis was 37 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
Christian Doppler was 37 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Guglielmo Libri was 37 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Charles-François Sturm was 37 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovskii was 36 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
Carl Jacobi was 36 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
George Jerrard was 36 this year and would die in a further 23 years.
Pierre Verhulst was 36 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Wilhelm Weber was 36 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Lejeune Dirichlet was 35 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
William Rowan Hamilton was 35 this year and would die in a further 25 years.
Edward Sang was 35 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
Augustus De Morgan was 34 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Thomas Kirkman was 34 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Ferdinand Minding was 34 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Julius Weisbach was 34 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Józeph Petzval was 33 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Moritz Abraham Stern was 33 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Athanase Dupré was 32 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
Philip Kelland was 32 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Johann Benedict Listing was 32 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
John Scott Russell was 32 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Hermann Grassmann was 31 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Joseph Liouville was 31 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
James MacCullagh was 31 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Luigi Menabrea was 31 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Benjamin Peirce was 31 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
John Pratt was 31 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Eduard Kummer was 30 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Otto Hesse was 29 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Urbain Le Verrier was 29 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Li Shanlan was 29 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
John Waterston was 29 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Adolph Göpel was 28 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
William Shanks was 28 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Robert Anstice was 27 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Duncan Gregory was 27 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Pierre Laurent was 27 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Eugène Catalan was 26 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
John Colenso was 26 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Fernando Pio Rosellini was 26 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Ludwig Schläfli was 26 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
James Joseph Sylvester was 26 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Pierre Wantzel was 26 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
George Boole was 25 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
Augusta Ada Byron was 25 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Osip Somov was 25 this year and would die in a further 36 years.
Karl Weierstrass was 25 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Charles Delaunay was 24 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Jean Frenet was 24 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Johann Rosenhain was 24 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Rudolf Wolf was 24 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Carl Borchardt was 23 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
Charles Briot was 23 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
William Ferrel was 23 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Angelo Genocchi was 23 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
Ferdinand Joachimsthal was 22 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
John Couch Adams was 21 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Siegfried Aronhold was 21 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Pierre Bonnet was 21 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Jean-Claude Bouquet was 21 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
James Cockle was 21 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Hippolyte Fizeau was 21 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Léon Foucault was 21 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
George Salmon was 21 this year and would die in a further 64 years.
Joseph A Serret was 21 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
George Stokes was 21 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
John Casey was 20 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
William Chauvenet was 20 this year and would die in a further 30 years.
Ernest de Jonquières was 20 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
Florence Nightingale was 20 this year and would die in a further 70 years.
Victor Puiseux was 20 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
William Rankine was 20 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Isaac Todhunter was 20 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Arthur Cayley was 19 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Pafnuty Chebyshev was 19 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Eduard Heine was 19 this year and would die in a further 41 years.
Hermann von Helmholtz was 19 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Philipp von Seidel was 19 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Joseph Bertrand was 18 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Rudolf Clausius was 18 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
Francis Galton was 18 this year and would die in a further 71 years.
Charles Hermite was 18 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
Jules Lissajous was 18 this year and would die in a further 40 years.
William Oughter Lonie was 18 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Jacob Amsler was 17 this year and would die in a further 72 years.
Enrico Betti was 17 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Hugh Blackburn was 17 this year and would die in a further 69 years.
August Yulevich Davidov was 17 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Gotthold Eisenstein was 17 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Jules Hoüel was 17 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
Leopold Kronecker was 17 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Oscar Schlömilch was 17 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
George Allman was 16 this year and would die in a further 64 years.
Francesco Brioschi was 16 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Delfino Codazzi was 16 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Zacharias Dase was 16 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
Gustav Kirchhoff was 16 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
William Thomson was 16 this year and would die in a further 67 years.
Johann Balmer was 15 this year and would die in a further 58 years.
Carl Bjerknes was 15 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Francesco Faà di Bruno was 15 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
William Spottiswoode was 15 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Mikhail Egorovich Vashchenko-Zakharchenko was 15 this year and would die in a further 72 years.
John James Walker was 15 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Giuseppe Battaglini was 14 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Morgan Crofton was 14 this year and would die in a further 75 years.
Ernst Meissel was 14 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Bernhard Riemann was 14 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Henry Smith was 14 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Christian Wiener was 14 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Lajos Martin was 13 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Charles Merrifield was 13 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Samuel Roberts was 13 this year and would die in a further 73 years.
Henry Watson was 13 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Giuseppe Bruno was 12 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Karl Peterson was 12 this year and would die in a further 41 years.
Moritz Cantor was 11 this year and would die in a further 80 years.
Elwin Christoffel was 11 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Robert Ferguson was 11 this year and would die in a further 72 years.
Norman Ferrers was 11 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Heinrich Schröter was 11 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Joseph Wolstenholme was 11 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Luigi Cremona was 10 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Thomas Hirst was 10 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Thomas Bond Sprague was 10 this year and would die in a further 80 years.
Richard Dedekind was 9 this year and would die in a further 76 years.
Paul du Bois-Reymond was 9 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
Amédée Mannheim was 9 this year and would die in a further 66 years.
James Clerk Maxwell was 9 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Edward Routh was 9 this year and would die in a further 67 years.
Georg Sidler was 9 this year and would die in a further 67 years.
P G Tait was 9 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
Edmond Bour was 8 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was 8 this year and would die in a further 58 years.
Rudolf Lipschitz was 8 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Carl Neumann was 8 this year and would die in a further 85 years.
Eugène Rouché was 8 this year and would die in a further 70 years.
Ludwig Sylow was 8 this year and would die in a further 78 years.
Robert Tucker was 8 this year and would die in a further 65 years.
Alfred Clebsch was 7 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Henri Delannoy was 7 this year and would die in a further 75 years.
François Folie was 7 this year and would die in a further 65 years.
Lazarus Fuchs was 7 this year and would die in a further 62 years.
Erastus De Forest was 6 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
William Jack was 6 this year and would die in a further 84 years.
Edmond Laguerre was 6 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
John Venn was 6 this year and would die in a further 83 years.
Howard Van Amringe was 5 this year and would die in a further 75 years.
Eugenio Beltrami was 5 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Felice Casorati was 5 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
Stanley Jevons was 5 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Artemas Martin was 5 this year and would die in a further 78 years.
Émile Mathieu was 5 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
Charles Méray was 5 this year and would die in a further 71 years.
James Moriarty was 5 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Simon Newcomb was 5 this year and would die in a further 69 years.
Josef Stefan was 5 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Julius Weingarten was 4 this year and would die in a further 70 years.
Paul Bachmann was 3 this year and would die in a further 80 years.
Nicolai Vasilievich Bugaev was 3 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Paul Gordan was 3 this year and would die in a further 72 years.
Leo Königsberger was 3 this year and would die in a further 81 years.
Aleksandr Nikolaevich Korkin was 3 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Wilhelm Lexis was 3 this year and would die in a further 74 years.
Hugh MacColl was 3 this year and would die in a further 69 years.
Joseph Tilly was 3 this year and would die in a further 66 years.
Edwin Abbott Abbott was 2 this year and would die in a further 86 years.
Frank Baldwin was 2 this year and would die in a further 85 years.
George Hill was 2 this year and would die in a further 74 years.
Jeno Hunyadi was 2 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
Camille Jordan was 2 this year and would die in a further 82 years.
Theodor Reye was 2 this year and would die in a further 79 years.
Thorvald Thiele was 2 this year and would die in a further 70 years.
Joseph-Émile Barbier was 1 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
James Bolam was 1 this year and would die in a further 90 years.
J Willard Gibbs was 1 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Hermann Hankel was 1 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Adolph Mayer was 1 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Charles S Peirce was 1 this year and would die in a further 74 years.
Julius Petersen was 1 this year and would die in a further 70 years.
Gustav Roch was 1 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Francesco Siacci was 1 this year and would die in a further 67 years.
Hieronymus Georg Zeuthen was 1 this year and would die in a further 80 years.
Ernst Abbe was born this year and would die in a further 65 years.
Robert Ball was born this year and would die in a further 73 years.
Olaus Henrici was born this year and would die in a further 78 years.
Émile Lemoine was born this year and would die in a further 72 years.
Emory McClintock was born this year and would die in a further 76 years.
Franz Mertens was born this year and would die in a further 87 years.
Joseph Neuberg was born this year and would die in a further 86 years.
Carl Johannes Thomae was born this year and would die in a further 81 years.

There were 287 mathematicians in our archive alive in the year 1840.


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