800 BC  700 AD  (The Greek period)

600  1500  (The Arabic period)

1450  1700  (The 16th and 17th Centuries)

1650  1800  (The 18th Century)

1750  1850  (The early 19th Century)

1825  1900  (The late 19th Century)

1875  1960  (The 20th Century)

Note: Where either the birth or death of a mathematician is unknown (mostly for those in the era BC) the lifespan is given as 60 years for the purpose of these diagrams.
You may wish to see a list of mathematicians alive at a particular date.
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JOC/EFR November 2000
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