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Recent changes to the archive (Up to NOVEMBER 2019)

These include 35 new Biographies of mathematicians,
4 updated biographies and 46 new entries in the
Additional Material category. We have a new section on the
International Congresses of Mathematicians.

Birthplace Maps index Anniversaries for the year
Mathematical Societies index    Prizes, medals, honours, etc. index
Chronology index Time lines index
Quotations index Student projects index
International Congresses of Mathematicians
Edinburgh Mathematical Society index
British Mathematical Colloquium index
The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles
Other Web sources on the History of Mathematics

Created by John J O'Connor
and Edmund F Robertson
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland
JOC/EFR November 2019


All the previous versions (and over 25 years there have been many!)
should lead to this one.