From maps to computer programming, lots of prominent figures have contributed to the field of mathematics over the years, including Ada Lovelace and Florence Nightingale. We take a look at some of their most notable achievements!
Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
Johann Gauss (1777-1855)
Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)
Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)
Alan Turing (1912-1954)
Katherine Johnson (1918-)
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