Mathematicians born before 500 AD


(1680   -  1620 BC) Ahmes
(800 BC - 740 BC) Baudhayana
(750 BC - 690 BC) Manava
(624 BC - 546 BC) Thales
(611 BC - 546 BC) Anaximander
(600 BC - 540 BC) Apastamba
(580 BC - 520 BC) Pythagoras
(520 BC - 460 BC) Panini
(520 BC - 460 BC) Anaxagoras
(492 BC - 432 BC) Empedocles
(490 BC - 430 BC) Zeno of Elea
(490 BC - 420 BC) Oenopides
(480 BC - 420 BC) Leucippus
(480 BC - 411 BC) Antiphon
(470 BC - 410 BC) Hippocrates
(465 BC - 398 BC) Theodorus
(460 BC - 400 BC) Hippias
(460 BC - 370 BC) Democritus
(450 BC - 390 BC) Bryson
(428 BC - 350 BC) Archytas
(428 BC - 347 BC) Plato
(415 BC - 369 BC) Theaetetus
(408 BC - 355 BC) Eudoxus
(400 BC - 340 BC) Gan De
(400 BC - 350 BC) Thymaridas
(396 BC - 314 BC) Xenocrates
(390 BC - 320 BC) Dinostratus
(387 BC - 312 BC) Heraclides
(384 BC - 322 BC) Aristotle
(380 BC - 320 BC) Menaechmus
(370 BC - 310 BC) Callippus
(360 BC - 300 BC) Aristaeus
(360 BC - 290 BC) Autolycus
(350 BC - 290 BC) Eudemus
(325 BC - 265 BC) Euclid
(310 BC - 230 BC) Aristarchus
(287 BC - 212 BC) Archimedes
(280 BC - 210 BC) Nicomedes
(280 BC - 206 BC) Chrysippus
(280 BC - 220 BC) Conon
(280 BC - 220 BC) Philon
(276 BC - 197 BC) Eratosthenes
(262 BC - 190 BC) Apollonius
(250 BC - 190 BC) Dionysodorus
(240 BC - 180 BC) Diocles
(200 BC - 140 BC) Zenodorus
(200 BC - 140 BC) Katyayana
(190 BC - 120 BC) Hipparchus
(190 BC - 120 BC) Hypsicles
(180 BC - 120 BC) Perseus
(160 BC -  90  BC) Theodosius
(150 BC -  70  BC) Zeno of Sidon
(135 BC -  51  BC) Posidonius
(130 BC -  70  BC) Luoxia Hong
(  85 BC -  20  BC) Vitruvius
(  10 BC -  60  AD) Geminus

(10 AD -   75) Heron
(10 AD -   70) Cleomedes
(60 AD - 120) Nicomachus
(70 AD - 135) Theon of Smyrna
(70 AD - 130) Menelaus
(78 AD - 139) Zhang Heng
(85 AD - 165) Ptolemy
(120   -   180) Yavanesvara
(129   -   210) Liu Hong
(160   -   227) Xu Yue
(200 - 284) Diophantus
(220 - 280) Liu Hui
(233 - 309) Porphyry
(240 - 300) Sporus
(290 - 350) Pappus
(300 - 360) Serenus
(335 - 395) Theon
(370 - 415) Hypatia
(400 - 460) Sun Zi
(400 - 470) Xiahou Yang
(411 - 485) Proclus
(420 - 480) Domninus
(430 - 501) Zu Chongzhi
(450 - 500) Marinus
(450 - 520) Zu Geng
(474 - 534) Anthemius
(475 - 524) Boethius
(476 - 550) Aryabhata I
(480 - 540) Eutocius
(490 - 560) Simplicius


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