Mary Cartwright

1900 - 1998

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Dame Mary Lucy Cartwright, (17 December 1900 – 3 April 1998) was a British mathematician. She was one of the pioneers of what would later become known as chaos theory. Along with J. E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Cartwright has received more than 175,352 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Mary Cartwright is the 565th most popular mathematician (up from 571st in 2019), the 2,646th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,521st in 2019) and the 61st most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Mary Cartwright ranks 565 out of 828Before her are Stanisław Leśniewski, Wilhelm Jordan, Dai Zhen, Otto E. Neugebauer, William Shanks, and Ulisse Dini. After her are Dénes Kőnig, Jean-Marie Duhamel, Lothar Collatz, Moritz Pasch, Jean-Étienne Montucla, and Theodosius of Bithynia.

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Among people born in 1900, Mary Cartwright ranks 171Before her are Jiří Wolker, Aleksandr Ptushko, Semyon Lavochkin, Gilberto Freyre, Madeleine Renaud, and Hendrik van Gent. After her are Dumarsais Estimé, Ioannis Andreou, Paul Kletzki, Taylor Caldwell, Charley Paddock, and Mikhail Isakovsky. Among people deceased in 1998, Mary Cartwright ranks 150Before her are Kamala Sohonie, Zezé Moreira, Enoch Powell, Nicolas Bouvier, Michael Tippett, and Bobo Brazil. After her are Héctor Vilches, Maurice Schumann, Lilí Álvarez, Carl Wilson, Fritz Buchloh, and Phil Hartman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary Cartwright ranks 2,646 out of 6,924Before her are Richard Johnson (1927), Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein (1867), Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443), Quentin Blake (1932), E. L. James (1963), and Michael Tippett (1905). After her are Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800), Edwin of Northumbria (586), Archibald Scott Couper (1831), Hugh Clapperton (1788), Bob Shaw (1931), and Edith Durham (1863).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Mary Cartwright ranks 61Before her are Francis Hauksbee (1660), John Cairncross (1913), Thomas Digges (1546), Harold Jeffreys (1891), Henry Dudeney (1857), and William Shanks (1812). After her are Robert Simson (1687), William Burnside (1852), Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907), Paul Bernays (1888), John Lennox (1943), and Sydney Chapman (1888).