Jeff Miller's postage stamps


Images of Mathematicians on Postage Stamps


You can see thumbnails of ALL the mathematician stamps at THIS LINK
(Be patient -- there are over 800 stamps!)

You can see these stamps ordered by their country of issue at THIS LINK.

We also have a page of OTHER MATHEMATICAL STAMPS at THIS LINK.

We have a page of PERSONALLY DESIGNED STAMPS of mathematicians at THIS LINK.
These stamps were not officially issued by the country's postal services, but could be used to send letters.

We have a page of stamps from the mythical country of MATHEMATICA at THIS LINK.

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ABDULLAYEV, Hasan
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2018
abdullayev

ABEL, Niels Henrik
Issued by Norway on April 6, 1929, upon the centenary of his death
abel1
abel2
abel3
abel4
Issued by Norway on June 5, 2002, on the two-hundredth anniversary of his birth
abel5
abel6
abel8
abel9
Issued by Norway in 2002 on the 200th anniversary of his birth coin abel7
Issued by Norway in 1983, showing the Abel monument by Gustav Vigeland abel10

ADAMS, John C
Issued by Djibouti in 2010 adams

AGNESI, Maria Gaetana
Issued by Italy in 2018 agnesi
Issued by Vatican City in 2018 agnesi2

AIRY, George B
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 as part of a series depicting astronomers airy
Issued by Great Britain in 1984 airy2
Issued by Tonga airy3

AL-BIRUNI, Abu Arrayhan Muhammad Ibn Ahmad
Issued by Syria in 1973 al-biruni
Issued by Egypt in 1975 al-biruni2
Issued by Pakistan
al-biruni3
al-biruni4
Issued by Afghanistan in 1973 al-biruni5
Issued by Iran in 1973 al-biruni6
Issued by the Soviet Union in 1973 al-biruni7
Issued by Turkey in 1973 al-biruni8
Issued by Algeria in 1974 and depicting silk thread writings by Al-Biruni al-biruni9
Issued by Iran in 1980, depicting al-Farabi, al-Biruni, and Avicenna al-biruni10
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008
al-biruni11
al-biruni12
Issued by Iran in 2011 al-biruni13
Issued by Uzbekistan in 2020 al-biruni14

AL-HAYTHAM, Ibn
Issued by Qatar in 1971 al-haytham
Issued by Pakistan in 1969 al-haytham2
Issued by Jordan in 1971 al-haytham3
Issued by Malawi in 2008 al-haytham4

AL-KHWARIZMI
Issued by the Soviet Union on September 6, 1983, to mark the 1200th birth anniversary khowar
Issued by the Soviet Union (an envelope) khowarizmi3
Issued by Sao Tome and Principe in 2008 khowarizmi4
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 khowarizmi5
Issued by Uzbekistan in 2012
khowarizmi6
khowarizmi7
khowarizmi8
Issued by Uzbekistan in 2013 khowarizmi9
(See also Fantasy Stamps at the bottom of this page.)

AL-KINDI
Issued by Iraq in 1962 al-kindi1
Issued by Syria in 1994 al-kindi2
Issued by Egypt in 1975 al-kindi3
Issued by Mali al-kindi4
Issued by Yemen al-kindi5
Issued by Syria in 1987 al-kindi6

AL-TUSI, Nasir al-Din Proper name: Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Tusi.
Issued by Iran in 1956 al-tusi
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2001 al-tusi2
Issued by Dominica al-tusi3
Issued by Syria in 2000 al-tusi4
Issued by Iran in 1993 al-tusi5
Issued by Iran
al-tusi6
al-tusi7
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2001 al-tusi9
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2009 al-tusi8

AL-ZARQALI or Ibn Zarqala
Issued by Spain in 1986 al-zarqali

ALBERTI, Leon
Issued by Italy in 1972 alberti1

ALBERTUS MAGNUS
Issued by Germany in 1980 albertus
Issued by Germany in 1961 albertus2
Issued by Belgium in 1969, depicting a wood sculpture by Artus Quellinus albertus3
Issued by Vatican City in 1980
albertus4
albertus5

AMPÈRE, André-Marie
Issued by France in 1936 ampere1
Issued by France in 1949 ampere2
Issued by the Marshall Islands in 2012 ampere3

ARAGO, François
Issued by France in 1939 arago2
Issued by France in 1949 arago3
Issued by France in 1986 arago

ARCHIMEDES
Issued by the German Democratic Republic on November 13, 1973. One of a series of six stamps, 'Old Masters Paintings.' The painting 'Archimedes' is by Domenico Fetti arch1
Issued by Italy in 1983 arch2
Issued by San Marino in 1982 arch3
Issued by Greece in 1983 arch4
Issued by Spain arch5
Issued by Malawi in 2008 arch6
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 arch7
Issued by Romania (a cover) arch8
Issued by Gabon in 2010 arch9
Issued by Mali in 2011 arch10
Issued by Chad in 2015 arch11

ARISTARCHUS OF SAMOS
Issued by Greece in 1980
aristarchus1
aristarchus2

ARISTOTLE
Issued by Greece in 1978
aristotle1
aristotle2
aristotle3
aristotle4
Issued by Cyprus in 1978 aristotle5
Issued by Mexico in 1978
aristotle6
aristotle7
Issued by Spain in 1992 aristotle8
Issued by Chad in 2009 aristotle9
Issued by Bosnia in 2016 aristotle10
Issued by Greece in 2016
aristotle11
aristotle12
aristotle13

AVICENNA (Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina)
Issued by Dubai avicenna1
Issued by Comoros avicenna2
Issued by Mali in 1980 on the 1000th anniversary of his birth
avicenna3
avicenna4
Issued by Tunisia in 1980 avicenna5
Issued by Algeria in 1980 avicenna6
Issued by the Soviet Union in 1980 avicenna7
Issued by Egypt in 1968 (and paired with a stamp depicting Imhotep) avicenna8
Issued by Poland in 1952 avicenna9
Issued by Libya in 1980 avicenna10
Issued by Kuwait probably in 1980
avicenna11
avicenna12
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1952 avicenna13
Issued by Iran in 1954 avicenna14
Issued by Jordan in 1971 avicenna15
Issued by Pakistan in 1966 avicenna16
Issued by Iran in 2004 avicenna17
Issued by Iran in 1980, depicting al-Farabi, al-Biruni, and Avicenna avicenna18
Issued by Tajikistan in 2005 avicenna19
Issued by France in 2005 avicenna20
Issued by Turkey in 1980
avicenna21
avicenna22
Issued by Hungary in 1987 avicenna23
Issued by Iran in 1962 avicenna24
Issued by Syria in 1965 avicenna25
Issued by Syria in 1981 avicenna26
Issued by Iran in 1983 avicenna27
Issued by Iran in 1992 avicenna28
Issued by Kuwait in 1969 avicenna29
Issued by Kuwait in 1969 avicenna30
Issued by Somalia in 2003 avicenna31
Issued by Iran in 1974 avicenna32
Issued by Qatar in 1971 avicenna33
Issued by Yemen in 1966
avicenna34
avicenna35
Issued by Afghanistan in 1951
avicenna36
avicenna37
Issued by Iran in 1989 (also showing Pasteur) avicenna38
Issued by Lebanon in 1948
avicenna39
avicenna39a
Issued by Algeria in 1963 avicenna40
Issued by Iran in 1954
avicenna41a
avicenna41b
avicenna41c
avicenna41d
avicenna41e
Issued by Austria in 1982 avicenna42
Issued by Portugal on Aug. 29, 2013, to honour 1000 years of the Avicenna Canon avicenna43
Issued by Chad in 2015 group1

BABBAGE, Charles
Issued by Great Britain in 1991 babbage
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2007 babbage2
Issued by Malawi in 2008 babbage3
Issued by Great Britain in 2010 babbage4

BAKER, Alan
Issued by Guinea in 2008 baker

BANACH, Stefan
Issued by Poland on November 23, 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' banach

BANACHIEWICZ, Tadeusz
Issued by Poland on March 25, 1983 banachiewicz

BANNEKER, Benjamin
Issued by the United States on February 15, 1980 banneker
Issued by the Turks and Caicos Islands banneker2

BANU MUSA BROTHERS
Issued by Syria in 1996 banu_musa

BERNOULLI, Jacob
Issued by Switzerland in 1994 bernoulli
Issued by the Soviet Union (an envelope) bernoulli2

BERKELEY, George
Issued by Ireland in 1985 berkeley1

BESSEL, Friedrich Wilhelm
Issued by Germany on June 19, 1984, on his 200th birthday bessel
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 as part of a series depicting astronomers bessel2
Issued by the Soviet Union (an envelope) bessel3

BJERKNES, Vilhelm
Issued by Norway on March 14, 1962, on his 100th birthday
bjerk1
bjerk2

BOLYAI, Farkas
Issued by Hungary on February 7, 1975, on his 200th birthday bolyai
Issued by Hungary in August 1932, part of a series 'Portraits of Famous Hungarians' bolyai2

BOLYAI, Janos
Issued by Hungary in 1960, on the 100th anniversary of his death bolyai3
Issued by Romania in 1960 bolyai4
Issued by Hungary in 2002 bolyai5.
(Note: According to this article, the image of Bolyai on these two stamps is not authentic.)

BOLZANO, Bernard
Issued by Czechoslovakia on March 10, 1981, part of an eight-stamp series 'Famous Persons' bolzano

BOSCOVICH, Ruggero Giuseppe
Issued by Croatia on December 13, 1943
boscovich1
boscovich2
Issued by Croatia in 1991 bank notes
boscovich3
boscovich4
boscovich5
boscovich6
boscovich9
boscovich10
boscovich11
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1960 boscovich7
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1987 boscovich8
Issued by Vatican City in 2011 boscovich12
Issued by Croatia in 2011 boscovich13

BOUGAINVILLE, Louis Antoine de
Issued by Cambodia in 1992 bougainville4
Issued by France in 1988 bougainville
Issued by French Polynesia bougainville9
Issued by New Caledonia in 1928
bougainville3
bougainville12
bougainville13
bougainville17
bougainville18
bougainville19
bougainville20
bougainville21
Issued by New Hebrides bougainville5
Issued by Papua New Guinea in 1999 bougainville15
Issued by Samoa bougainville10
Issued by Samoa i Sisifo in 1968
bougainville6
bougainville14
Issued by Saint Pierre and Miquelon bougainville2
Issued by St Helena in 1986 bougainville22
Issued by Wallis and Futuna bougainville7
Issued by Wallis and Futuna bougainville11
Issued by Vanuatu in 1999 bougainville16

BOYLE, Robert
Issued by Ireland in 1981 boyle1
Issued by Great Britain in 2010 boyle2
Issued by Ireland in 2012 boyle3
Issued by the Marshall Islands in 2012 boyle4

BRADLEY, James
Issued by Nicaragua in 1984 bradley2
Issued by Guinea in 2010 bradley1

BRAHE, Tycho
Issued by Denmark in 1946 brahe1
Issued by Uganda in 1985 brahe2
Issued by Grenada in 1985 brahe3
Issued by Sweden in 1995
brahe4
brahe5
Issued by Denmark in 1995
brahe6
brahe7
Issued by the Czech Republic in 1996 brahe10
Issued by Guinea in 2008
brahe8
brahe9

BROUWER, Luitzen Egbertus Jan (Bertus)
Issued by the Netherlands on September 21, 2007
brouwer
brouwer2 (first day cover)

BRUNELLESCHI, Filippo
Issued by Italy in 1977 brunelleschi1

BUFFON, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de
Issued by France on November 14, 1949 buffon

CARAÇA, Bento de Jesus
Issued by Portugal in 2001 caraca

CARATHÉODORY, Constantin
Issued by Greece in 1994 caratheodory

CARNOT, Lazare
Issued by France in 1950 carnot1

CASAMAYOR DE LA COMA, María Andresa
Issued by Spain in 2020
casamayor

CASSINI, Giovanni Domenico
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 cassini1
Issued by Mali in 2006 cassini2
Issued by Guinea in 2007 cassini3
Issued by Chad in 2009 cassini4

CAUCHY, Augustin
Issued by France on November 10, 1989, the 200th birthday cauchy

CECH, Eduard
Issued by the Czech Republic on Aug. 26, 1993, part of a two-stamp series 'Personalities' cech

CELSIUS, Anders
Issued by Sweden in 1982 celsius1
Issued by Nevis in 2000 celsius2

CHAPLYGIN, Sergei
Issued by the Soviet Union in September 1944, on the 75th anniversary of his birth
chaplygin1
chaplygin2

CHÂTELET, Émilie du
Issued by France in 2019 chatelet1

CHEBYSHEV, Pafnuti Lvovich
Issued by the Soviet Union on May 25, 1946, on the 125th anniversary of his birth
cheby1 (30 kopeck)
cheby2 (60 kopeck)

CHEN JINGRUN
Issued by China in 1999. Text has 'the best result of Goldbach's conjecture Px(1,2)P_{x}(1,2)...' chen1
Issued by China in 2020 chen2

CLAVIUS, Christopher
Issued by Vatican City in 2012 clavius
Issued by Vatican City in 1982, showing the tomb of Pope Gregory XIII in St Peter's Basilica, which includes a relief showing Clavius kneeling before the Pope, presenting his work as the Pope promulgates the new calendar in 1582
clavius2
clavius2a

COMTE, Auguste
Issued by France on September 14, 1957, on the centenary of his death comte
Issued by Romania comte2
Issued by Brazil comte3
Issued by Bulgaria in 1957 comte4

CONDORCET, Marquis de
Issued by France on June 26, 1989, one of a series of stamps issued on the bicentennial of the French Revolution condor

CONNES, Alain
Issued by Guinea in 2008 connes

D'ALEMBERT, Jean Baptiste le Rond
Issued by France on June 13, 1959, part of a series Famous Frenchmen. The stamp was issued to benefit the Red Cross dalemb
Issued by France in 1824 a medal by Depaulis dalemb2

DAVIDOGLU, Anton
Issued by Romania in 1976 on his 200th birthday davidoglu

DEDEKIND, Richard
Issued by the German Democratic Republic on May 5, 1981, one of a series of six stamps, 'Important Persons' dedekind

DELIGNE, Pierre
Issued by Belgium on October 15, 2007
deligne1
deligne2
deligne3
deligne4
(Important note: images 1 and 2 are the specimens; 3 and 4 are the actual stamps. The specimens have the wrong denomination -- 0,60 rather than 0,70 -- but are included here because they have better quality than the actual stamps.)

DEMOCRITUS
Issued by Greece on September 26, 1983, to honour an International Conference on Democritus and his work democ1
Issued by Greece in 1961 honouring the 'Democritus' National Center for Scientific Research
democ2
democ3
Issued by Greece currency democritus4
Issued by Greece a coin democritus5

DESCARTES, Rene
Issued by France on June 9, 1937, in commemoration of the third centenary of the publication of Discours de la Méthode
descart (shows 'Discours sur la Méthode')
descart2 (reissue, shows 'Discours de la Méthode')
Issued by France in 1996 on the 400th anniversary of his birth
descart3
Issued by Albania in 1996 (this stamp features a misspelling of the Latin form of Descartes, which should be Cartesius) descart4
Issued by Grenada in 2000 descart5
Issued by Sierra Leone in 2000 descart6
Issued by Monaco in 1996 on his 400th birth anniversary descart7
Issued by France in 1996 on the 400th anniversary of his birth a medallion descartes8
Issued by France in 1991 a 100-franc coin descartes9
Issued by France in 1846 a medal by Rogat descartes10
Issued by Mozambique in 2009 descartes11
Issued by Chad in 2015 group1

DE WITT, Johan
Issued by the Netherlands dewitt1
Issued by the Netherlands in 2013 dewitt2

DONALDSON, Simon
Issued by Guinea in 2008 donaldson

DRINFELD, Vladimir
Issued by Guinea in 2008 drinfeld

DÜRER, Albrecht
Issued by Germany in 1961 durer1
Issued by Dubai durer2
Issued by Mongolia durer3
Issued by Dahomey in 1971
durer4
durer5
Issued by West Germany in 1971 durer6
Issued by Germany in 2006 durer7
Issued by Hungary in 1978 durer8
Issued by Chad in 1999 durer9
Issued by Burundi in 1971 durer10
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1971 durer11
Issued by Germany in 1926 durer12
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2003 durer13
Issued by Albania in 1971 durer14
Issued by the People's Republic of the Congo in 1978 durer15
Issued by France in 1980 durer16
Issued by Niger in 1967 durer17
Issued by Romania in 1971 durer18
Issued by Zaire in 1978 durer19
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2
Issued by West Berlin in 1971 durer20

ESCHER, Maurits Cornelis Escher
Issued by the Netherlands in 1998 escher1

EINSTEIN, Albert
Issued by Portugal in 2000 (with Bohr and Hilbert) einstein_bohr_hilbert

EUCLID
Issued by the Maldive Islands on Jan. 10, 1988 euclid1

EULER, Leonhard
Issued by the Soviet Union on Apr. 17, 1957, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Euler's birth euler1
Issued by Switzerland on November 30, 1957, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Euler's birth euler2
Issued by the German Democratic Republic on September 6, 1983, on the 200th annniversary of his death euler3
Issued by the German Democratic Republic on June 7, 1957, part of a series 'Famous Scientists' euler4
Issued by Switzerland (currency)
euler5
euler6 (detail);
Issued by the German Democratic Republic on July 10, 1950, on the 250th anniversary of the Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaften (Berlin Academy of Science) euler7
Issued by Switzerland in 2007 on the 300th anniversary of his birth, Apr. 15, 2007 (note euler8 is not the actual stamp, but a pre-release image which has slightly better quality than the stamp itelf; euler11 is a first-day cancel)
euler8
euler9
euler10
euler11
Issued by Russia in 2007 (an envelope) euler12
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009
euler13
euler_newton
Issued by Guinea-Bissau euler14
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2
Issued by South Korea in 2014 euler15

EUWE, Max
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1995
euwe1
euwe2

FERMAT, Pierre de
Issued by France in 2001 on the 400th anniversary of his birth fermat1

FERMI, Enrico
Issued by Italy in 2001 fermi1

FIBONACCI
Issued by Dominica in 1999 fibonacci
Issued by Italy in 2020 on the 850th anniversary of his birth fibonacci3
(See also Fantasy Stamps at the bottom of this page.)

FLAMSTEED, John
Issued by Mali in 2006 flamsteed1
Issued by Guinea in 2010 flamsteed1

FIELDS, John Charles
Issued by Guinea in 2008
fields1
fields2
Issued by Guinea stamps showing Fields Medal winners:
baker, okounkov, weil, connes, donaldson, drinfeld, schwartz, and mumford.

FRANCESCA, Piero della
Issued by San Marino in 1992 francesca1

FRESNEL, Augustin
Issued by France in 2019 fresnel

GALOIS, Evariste
Issued by France on November 10, 1984 galois

GAUSS, Carl Friedrich
Issued by Germany on February 23, 1955, to commemorate the centenary of his death gauss1
Issued by Germany on Apr. 14, 1977, to commemorate his 200th birthday gauss2
Issued by the German Democratic Republic gauss3
Issued by Germany (currency)
gauss4
gauss5 (detail)
gauss6 (detail)
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 as part of a series depicting astronomers gauss7
Issued by Guinea in 2010 gauss8
Issued by the Marshall Islands in 2012 gauss10
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2

GERMAIN, Sophie
Issued by France on March 18, 2016 germain

GHETALDI, Marino
Issued by Croatia in 2018 ghetaldi

GIBBS, Josiah Willard
Issued by the United States in 2005 gibbs1

GOMES TEIXEIRA, Francisco
Issued by Portugal in 1951 on the centennial of his birth
gomes_teixeira1
gomes_teixeira2
Issued by Portugal gomes_teixeira3

GUO SHOUJING
Issued by China in 1962
guo2
guo3
Issued by Hong Kong China in 2015 guo

HADAMARD, Jacques
Issued by Guinea in 2008 hadamard

HALLEY, Edmund
Issued by St Helena in 1977
halley1
halley2
halley3
halley4
halley5
halley6
Issued by Antigua in 1985
halley7
halley8
halley9
Issued by Dominica in 1985 halley10
Issued by Granada in 1985 halley11
Issued by Guinea in 1985
halley12
halley13
halley14
halley15
Issued by Lesotho in 1985
halley16
halley17
Issued by Nicaragua in 1985
halley18
halley19
halley20
halley21
Issued by Uganda in 1985
halley22
halley23
Issued by the Central African Republic in 1985 (with Newton) halley24
Issued by Guinea in 1986 halley25
Issued by Guinea in 1986 (with Newton) halley29
Issued by Laos in 1986 halley26
Issued by Mauritius in 1986 halley27
Issued by St Helena in 1986 halley28
Issued by Togo in 1986 (with Newton) halley30
Issued by Romania in 1986 halley31
Issued by Seychelles in 1986 halley32
Issued by Sri Lanka in 1986 halley33
Issued by St Vincent in 1986 halley34
Issued by Vanuatu in 1986 halley35
Issued by Mexico in 1988 halley36
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 halley37
Issued by Nevis in 2000 halley38
Issued by Monaco in 2005 halley39
Issued by Mali in 2006 halley40
Issued by Solomon Islands in 2006 halley41
Issued by Ascension in 2006 halley42
Issued by Nauru in 2006 halley43
Issued by Tome in 2008 halley44
Issued by Guinea in 2010
halley45
halley46
halley47
Issued by British Antarctic Territory
halley48
halley49
Issued by Montserrat
halley50
halley51
halley52
halley53
Issued by Vietnam halley54

HAMILTON, William Rowan
Issued by Ireland on November 15, 1943, to commemorate the centenary of the discovery of quaternions
hamilt1
hamilt2
Issued by Ireland on March 14, 2005, to commemorate the World Year of Physics and on the bicentennial year of his birth hamilton3

HARET, Spiru
Issued by Romania in 1976 on the 125th anniversary of his birth haret

HARRIOT, Thomas
Issued by Guinea in 2009 harriot

HELMHOLTZ, Hermann von
Issued by Germany helmholt
Issued by West Berlin on Aug. 27, 1971, on the 150th birth anniversary helmholtz2
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1950 helmholtz3

HERSCHEL, Caroline
Issued by Guyana in 1991 herschel_c1
Issued by Redonda herschel_c2

HERSCHEL, John
Issued by Mali in 1981 herschel1
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 herschel2
Issued by Nevis in 2000 herschel3
Issued by Guinea in 2010 herschel4
Issued by Grenada herschel5
Issued by Comores herschel6

HEVELIUS, Johannes
Issued by Poland in 1987
hevelius1
hevelius2
Issued by Poland in 2011 hevelius3

HILBERT, David
Issued by the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2001 hilbert1

HIPPARCHUS OF RHODES
Issued by Greece hipparchus1

HRONEC, Juraj
Issued by Czechoslovakia on March 10, 1981, part of an eight-stamp series 'Famous Persons' hronec

HUA Loo-Keng
Issued by China in 1988 hua

HUYGENS, Christiaan
Issued by the Netherlands in 1928 huygens1
Issued by Grenada in 2000 huygens2
Issued by Comoros in 1975 huygens3
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 huygens4
Issued by Mali in 2006 huygens5
Issued by Rwanda in 2009 huygens6
Issued by Sao Tome and Principe in 2008 huygens7
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 huygens8
Issued by Guinea in 2007
huygens9
huygens10
Issued by Mali in 2011 huygens12

IONESCU, Ion
Issued by Romania in 1995 ionescu

JANISZEWSKI, Zygmunt
Issued by Poland on November 23, 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' janisz

JUNGIUS, Joachim
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1957 jungius

KARAMATA, Jovan
Issued by Yugoslavia in 2002 on the hundredth anniversary of his birth karamata

KASHANI, Ghyath al-Din Jamshid
Issued by Iran in 1979 kashani

KELDYSH, Mstislav Vsevolodovich
Issued by the Soviet Union on October 2, 1981, on his 70th birthday keldysh
Issued by the Soviet Union in 1980 keldysh3
Issued by Russia in 2011 keldysh4
Issued by the Soviet Union (an envelope) keldysh5

KEPLER, Johannes
Issued by Mexico in 1971 kepler01
Issued by Ajman kepler02
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1971
kepler03
kepler03a
Issued by Austria kepler04
Issued by Romania in 1971 kepler05
Issued by Benin in 1980 kepler06
Issued by Ecuador kepler07
Issued by Benin in 1980 kepler08
Issued by Mali kepler09
Issued by the Cook Islands kepler10
Issued by Yemen in 1969 kepler11
Issued by Hungary in 1980 kepler12
Issued by Mongolia in 1980 kepler13
Issued by Comoros in 1988 kepler14
Issued by Fujeira in 1971 kepler15
kepler16
kepler17
kepler18
kepler19
kepler20
Issued by Dahomey in 1971
kepler21
kepler22
Issued by Benin in 1985 (overwritten)
kepler21a
kepler22a
Issued by Yemen in 1969 kepler23
Issued by North Korea in 1980 kepler24
Issued by Mali in 1980 kepler25
Issued by Comoros in 1988 kepler26
Issued by Sierra Leone in 2000 kepler27
Issued by Grenada in 1991 kepler28
Issued by Guinea in 1994 kepler29
Issued by Comoros in 1980 kepler30
Issued by North Korea in 1999 kepler31
Issued by Sierra Leone in 1991 kepler32
Issued by Germany on June 25, 1971 kepler33
Issued by Romania in 1983 kepler34
Issued by North Korea kepler35
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 kepler36
Issued by Paraguay kepler37
Issued by Burundi in 1980 kepler38
Issued by Ajman kepler39
Issued by Sierra Leone kepler40
Issued by the Czech Republic in 2009 kepler41
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 kepler42
Issued by Germany in 2009 kepler43
Issued by Guinea in 2008
kepler44
kepler45
Issued by Chad in 2009 kepler46
Issued by Mozambique in 2009
kepler47
kepler48
Issued by Guinea in 2010 kepler49
Issued by Guinea in 2008 kepler50
Issued by Mali in 2010 kepler51
Issued by Mali in 2011 kepler52
Issued by the Marshall Islands in 2012 kepler53
Issued by the Ivory Coast in 2012
kepler54
kepler54a
kepler56
Issued by Malawi in 2011 kepler55
Issued by Chad in 2015 kepler57

KIRCHHOFF, Gustav
Issued by West Berlin on February 15, 1974, on the 150th birth anniversary kirchhoff1
Issued by the German Democratic Republic on March 26, 1974, on the 150th birth anniversary kirchhoff2

KOLMOGOROV, Andrey
Issued by Portugal in 2010 kolmogorov_godel_poincare

KOSAMBI, Damodar Dharmananda
Issued by India in 2008 kosambi

KOVALEVSKAYA, Sofia
Issued by the Soviet Union on Aug. 15, 1951, part of a series to honour famous Russian scientists kovalev1
Issued by Russia on May 20, 1996 kovalev2
Issued by the Soviet Union (an envelope) kovalev3

KRYLOV, Aleksei N
Issued by the Soviet Union on Jan. 9, 1956, on the 10th anniversary of his death krylov1
Issued by the Soviet Union in 1963, one of a series of stamps honouring members of the Russian Academy of Science krylov2

LAGRANGE, Joseph-Louis
Issued by France on February 15, 1958, part of a series 'French scientists' lagrange

LAPLACE, Pierre Simon
Issued by France on June 11, 1955, part of a series Famous Frenchmen. The stamp was issued to benefit the Red Cross laplace
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 laplace2
Issued by Guinea in 2008 laplace3
Issued by Guinea in 2010 laplace4
Issued by the Netherlands in 2014 laplace6

LASKER, Emanuel
Issued by Tadjikistan 2000 lasker1
Issued by Kampuchea in 1986 lasker2
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1968 lasker3
Issued by Cuba in 1976 lasker4
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 1988 lasker5
Issued by Mongolia in 1986 lasker6
Issued by Myanmar in 2001 lasker7
Issued by Benin in 1999 lasker8
Issued by Cambodia in 1994 lasker9
Issued by Laos in 1988 lasker10
Issued by Vietnam in 1994 lasker11
Issued by Equatorial Guinea lasker12
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1995 as part of a series honouring world chess champions lasker13

LAVRENTEV, Mikhail Alekseevich
Issued by the Soviet Union on October 10, 1981 lavrentev

LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm
Issued by Germany on Aug. 24, 1966, on the 250th anniversary of his death leibniz1
Issued by Germany on May 8, 1980, part of the Europa series leibniz2
Issued by Germany on November 1, 1926, part of a series of famous Germans leibniz3
Issued by Romania on June 28, 1966, part of the culture series 'Famous Men 1966' leibniz4
Issued by Germany on June 13, 1996, on the 350th anniversary of his birth
leibniz5
leibniz6 (two scans of the same stamp);
Issued by Albania in 1996 leibniz7
Issued by the German Democratic Republic in 1950
leibniz8
leibniz9
Issued by St Vincent in 1991 leibniz10
Issued by Romania in 2004 leibniz11 (same stamp as counting5.jpg)
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2

LEMÂITRE, Georges
Issued by Belgium in 1994 lemaitre

LE VERRIER, Urbain
Issued by France in 1958 leverrier

LIU HUI
Issued by China in 2002 liu_hui
Issued by Micronesia in 1999 and showing his method of approximating π\pi liu_hui2

LLULL, Ramon
Issued by Spain in 1963 llull

LOBACHEVSKY, Nicolai Ivanovitch
Issued by the Soviet Union on Aug. 15, 1951, part of a series to honour famous Russian scientists lobach1
Issued by the Soviet Union on June 4, 1956, on the 100th anniversary of his death lobach2

LORENZ, Edward
Issued by Guinea in 2008
lorenz
lorenz2
lorenz3

LUZIN, Nikolai Nikolaevich
Issued by Russia in 2000 luzin

LYAPUNOV, Aleksandr Mikhailovich
Issued by the Soviet Union on June 20, 1957, on the 100th anniversary of his birth lyapunov
Issued by Ukraine in 2010 lyapunov2
(one of a set which can be seen at home.nestor.minsk.by/fsunews/ukraine/2010 )

MOISIL, Grigore
Issued by Romania in 2005 moisil

MERCATOR, Gerardus
Issued by Belgium in 1942 mercator1
Issued by Belgium in 1962 mercator2
Issued by Cyprus in 1969 (map) mercator3
Issued by Belgium in 1994 mercator4
Issued by Romania in 2004 (with Hondius) mercator5
Issued by Belgium in 2012 mercator6
Issued by Belgium in 2012 (with Hondius) mercator7
Issued by Germany in 2012 mercator8
Issued by Netherlands in 2020 mercator9

MONGE, Gaspard
Issued by France on October 15, 1990, on the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution monge
Issued by France on June 9, 1953 monge2
Issued by San Marino in 1982, depicting mainly Napoleon but the smaller image is supposed to be Monge monge3

MUMFORD, David
Issued by Guinea in 2008 mumford

NEUMANN, John von
Issued by Hungary in 1992 neumann
Issued by Hungary in 2003 on the centennnial of his birth neumann2
Issued by the United States in 2005 neumann3
Issued by Tatarstan in 2006 neumann4

NEWTON, Isaac
Issued by Germany on Jan. 14, 1993, on his 350th birthday newton1
Issued by France on November 9, 1957, part of a series 'Famous Persons' newton2
Issued by Dubai on October 18, 1971 newton3
Issued by the Soviet Union on October 8, 1987, part of a series 'Important Persons' (A translation of the text attached to the stamp is: 'Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, the greatest work of I. Newton. For the first time a unified system of terrestrial and celestial mechanics was constructed, which became a basis of classical physics.')
newton4
newton4a
Issued by Poland on December 10, 1959, part of a series to honour famous scientists newton5
Issued by Vietnam in 1985 newton6
Issued by Great Britain in 1987
newton7
newton8
newton9
newton10
Issued by Hungary in 1977 on the 250th anniversary of his death newton11
Issued by the Maldive Islands on Jan. 10, 1988 newton12
Issued by Bulgaria in 1993 newton13
Issued by San Marino on April 21, 1982 newton14
Issued by Grenada in 2000
newton15
newton16
Issued by Sierra Leone in 2000 newton17
Issued by Paraguay in 1965 newton18
Issued by Paraguay in 1965 newton19
Issued by North Korea in 1993
newton20
newton21
newton22
newton23
newton24
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 as part of a series depicting astronomers newton25
Issued by Burundi in 2000 newton26
Issued by Ascension newton27
Issued by the Republic of the Congo in 2000 newton28
Issued by the People's Republic of the Congo in 1977 newton29
Issued by Mali newton30
Issued by Chad in 1999 newton31
Issued by Nevis in 2000 newton32
Issued by Uruguay in 1996 newton33
Issued by Grenada in 1987 as one of four stamps honouring scientists newton34
Issued by the Central African Republic about 1985 newton35
Issued by Guinea in 1986 newton36
Issued by Yemen newton37
Issued by Togo in 1986 newton38
Issued by Benin in 1977 on the 250th anniversary of his death newton39
Issued by Ajman newton40
Issued by Niger in 1970 newton41
Issued by St Vincent and the Grenadines newton42
Issued by Yemen newton43
Issued by Lesotho newton44
Issued by Mongolia in 1977 newton45
Issued by Chad newton46
Issued by Laos in 1984 newton47
Issued by Uganda in 1987 newton48
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 newton49
Issued by Guinea in 1994 newton50
Issued by Mongolia in perhaps 2001 newton51
Issued by Ghana newton52
Issued by Mali in 2006 newton53
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 newton54
Issued by Redonda on September 9, 1987 newton55
Issued by Malawi in 2008 newton56
Issued by Gibraltar in 2009 newton57
Issued by Mali in 2009 newton58
Issued by Rwanda in 2009 newton59
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 newton60
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009
newton61
euler_newton
Issued by Comoros in 2009 newton62
Issued by Great Britain in 2010
newton63
newton64
Issued by Great Britain in 2010 newton65
Issued by Tristan da Cunha in 2010 newton66
Issued by the Marshall Islands in 2010 newton67
Issued by Gabon in 2011 newton68
Issued by Grenada in 2011 newton69
Issued by Mali in 2011 newton70
Issued by Togo in 2011
newton71
newton71a
Issued by Mozambique in 2012
newton72
newton72a
newton73
newton74
newton75
newton76
newton77
newton78
newton79
Issued by the Marshall Islands in 2012 newton80
Issued by the Ivory Coast in 2012
newton81
newton81a
Issued by Mali in 2012
newton82
newton82a
Issued by Ivory Coast in 2013
newton84
newton85
newton86
Issued by Malawi in 2011 newton87
Issued by Gabon in 2014 newton88
Issued by Mongolia in 2014 newton89
Issued by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018
newton90a
newton90b

NUNES, Pedro
Issued by Portugal Aug. 9, 1978. The first shows 'Nonio' navigational instrument and diagram from Tratado da Rumaçao do Globo
nunes
nunes4
Issued by Portugal in March 2002 on the 500th anniversary of his birth
nunes2
nunes3 (commemorative sheet)
Issued by Portugal in 2018
nunes5
nunes6

OKOUNKOV, Andrei
Issued by Guinea in 2008 okounkov

OMAR KHAYYAM
Issued by Albania in 1996 omar1
Issued by Albania in 1996 omar2
Issued by Dubai
omar3
omar4
Issued by Dubai in 1967 omar5
Issued by Guyana omar6
Issued by Micronesia omar7

ONICESCU, Octav
Issued by Romania in 1992 onicescu

PACIOLI, Fra Luca
Issued by Italy on May 2, 1994, on the 500th anniversary of the publication of the Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalita. The image is a modification of a famous painting. pacioli1
Issued by Sri Lanka in 1984 pacioli2a

PANINI
Issued by India in 2004 panini

PASCAL, Blaise
Issued by France on May 26, 1962, on the
300th anniversary of his death pascal
Issued by France on July 31, 1944, part of a series honouring famous French persons pascal2
Issued by Monaco in 1973 on the 350th anniversary of his birth pascal3
Issued by the Central African Republic in 2000 (Pascal is not named on the stamp but it appears to be he) pascal4
Issued by Cambodia in 2001 pascal5
Issued by Sao Tome and Principe in 2008 pascal6
Issued by Guinea in 2009
pascal7
pascal8

PENROSE, Roger
Issued by Guinea in 2010 penrose

PETROVIC, Mihailo
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1993 on the 50th anniversary of his death petrovic
Issued by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018 petrovic2
Issued by Serbia in 2018 petrovic3

PETROVSKY, Ivan Georgievich
Issued by the Soviet Union on December 28, 1973, one of a series of four stamps honouring scientists and academicians petrovsky

PLATO
Issued by Greece in 2013. One stamp has the phrase "Let no one untrained in geometry enter", said to have been written above the entrance to Plato's Academy. plato
Issued by Greece in 2016 (with Aristotle) aristotle13

POINCARÉ, Henri
Issued by France on October 18, 1952, part of a series honouring famous French persons of the second half of the 19th century poincare
Issued by Portugal in 2000 (with Gödel and Kolmogorov) kolmogorov_godel_poincare

PYTHAGORAS
Issued by Greece on Aug. 20, 1955, to commemorate Pythagoras's Congress and the 2500th anniversary of the founding of the first school of philosophy by Pythagoras
pythag
theorem
pythag2
pythag4
pythag5
Issued by San Marino on April 21, 1982 pythag3
Issued by Surinam in 1972 theorem2
Issued by Macedonia on February 6, 1998, to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the death of Pythagoras pythagoras6
issued by Japan in 1984 pythagoras7
Issued by Sierra Leone in 1984 pythagoras8
Issued by Switzerland in 1983 pythagoras9
Issued by Nicaragua on May 15, 1971, formula5
Issued by the Philippines in 2001 pythagoras10
Issued by South Korea in 2014 theorem3

QUETELET, Adolphe
Issued by Belgium on December 14, 1974, on the centenary of his death quetelet

QUSHJI Ala al-Din Ali ibn Muhammed, known as Ali Qushji, Latin: Ali Kushgii.
Issued by Turkey in 2009 qushji

RAMANUJAN, Srinivasa
Issued by India on December 22, 1962, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of his birth raman
Issued by India on December 26, 2011 ramanujan2
Issued by India in 2010 ramanujan3

REJEWSKI, Marian
Issued by Poland in 2009. rozycki_rejewski_zygalski

RIBEIRO, Maria Pilar
Issued by Portugal ribeiro

RICCI, Matteo
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2010
ricci
ricci2
Issued by Italy in 2002 ricci3
Issued by Macau in 2006
ricci4
ricci5
Issued by Taiwan in 1983 ricci6
Issued by Vatican City in 2010
ricci7
ricci8
Issued by the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in 2010 ricci9

RIESE, Adam
Issued by Germany on March 28, 1959, on the 400th death anniversary riese
Issued by Germany in 1992 on the 500th birth anniversary riese2

ROZYCKI, Jerzy
Issued by Poland in 2009. rozycki_rejewski_zygalski

RUSSELL, Bertrand
Issued by India on October 16, 1972, on his birth centennial russell1
Issued by Palau in 2001 russell2
Issued by Angola in 2001 russell3
Issued by Comoros in 1977 and showing Russell among other winners of the Nobel prize for literature russell4
Issued by Upper Volta in 1977 russell5
Issued by Grenada in 1971 russell6
Issued by Saint Lucia in 1982 russell7
Issued by Grenada russell8

SCHMIDT, Otto Yulevich
Issued by the Soviet Union in 1966, one of a series of stamps honouring Soviet scientists schmidt
Issued by the Soviet Union in 1980 schmidt2

SCHWARTZ, Laurent
Issued by Guinea in 2008 schwartz

SEGNER, Johann Andreas
Issued by Hungary in 2004 segner1
Issued by Slovakia in 1994 segner2
Issued by Hungary in 1974 segner3

SEKI KOWA
Issued by Japan in 1992 on the 350th birthday seki

SEVERI, Francesco
Issued by Italy on April 23, 1979, on the 100th birth anniversary severi

SHANNON, CLAUDE ELWOOD
Issued by Macedonia in 2016 shannon

SHEN KUA
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2

SIERPINSKI, Waclaw
Issued by Poland on November 23, 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' sierpin

SKUHERSKY, Rudolf
Issued by Czechoslovakia skuhersky

STEKLOV, Vladimir Andreevich
Issued by Ukraine in 2010 steklov
Issued by Russia in 2014 steklov2

STEVIN, Simon
Issued by Belgium on May 15, 1942, to benefit the battle against tuberculosis, part of a series 'Famous Flanders scientists of the 16th century' stevin

SULTANGAZIN, Umirzak
Issued by Kazakhstan in 2011 sultangazin

THALES
Issued by Greece in 1994 thales
Issued by Mozambique in 2010 thales2
Issued by Greece in 2017, one of a set of stamps, "Seven Sages of Ancient Greece" thales3

TINBERGEN, Jan
Issued by the Netherlands in 1995 tinbergen1
Issued by Guinea-Bissau tinbergen2

TITEICA, Gheorghe
Issued by Romania on Apr. 11, 1961, part of a series to honour Romanian scientists titeica

TORRICELLI, Evangelista
Issued by Italy on October 20, 1958, to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the birth of Torricelli torric
Issued by the Soviet Union on February 5, 1959, on the 350th anniversary of his birth torric2
Issued by San Marino in 1983 torric3

TURING, Alan
Issued by St Vincent and the Grenadines in March 2000 turing1
Issued by Great Britain in 1999 turing2
Issued by Tatarstan in 2006 turing3
Issued by St Helena in 2005 turing4
Issued by Guinea in 2008
turing5
turing6
Issued by Great Britain in 2012 turing7

ULUGH BEG
Issued by the Soviet Union on October 8, 1987, part of a series 'Important Persons' ulugh
Issued by Uzbekistan in 1994 on the 600th anniversary of his birth
ulugh2
ulugh3
ulugh4
Issued by Turkey in 1983 ulugh5
Issued by Uzbekistan in 2009 ulugh6

VEGA, Jurij
Issued by Slovenia in 1994 vega
Issued by Slovenia a banknote vega1
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1954 vega3
issued by Slovenia in 2005 vega4
Issued by Slovenia in 2001 commemorating the centennial of the first Slovene technical high school, now known as Jurij Vega Grammar School in Idrija vega5
Issued by Slovenia in 2004 a coin vega6

VIDAV, Ivan
Issued by Slovenia in 2018 vidav

WEIL, Andrei
Issued by Guinea in 2008 weil

WIENER, Nobert
Issued by Israel on April 18, 1999, part of a series of stamps to honour the Jewish contribution to world culture in the modern era wiener
Issued by Moldova in 2000 wiener2
Issued by Tatarstan in 2006 wiener3

WITTEN, Edward
Issued by Guinea in 2010 witten

WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig
Issued by Austria in 1989, the hundredth anniversary of his birth wittgenstein
Issued by Portugal in 2000 wittgenstein2
Issued by Belgium in 2001 wittgenstein3

XIONG QINGLAI
Issued by China in 1994 xiong

XU GUANGQI (Also known as Xu Guang-qi or Hsu Kuang-ch'i)
Issued by Taiwan xuguangqi
Issued by China in 1980 xuguangqi2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2010 xuguangqi3

ZAREMBA, Stanislaw
Issued by Poland on November 23, 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' zaremba

ZHANG HENG Also spelled Chang Heng.
Issued by China in 1955 zhang_heng
Issued by Malawi in 2008 zhang_heng2
Issued by Mali in 2011 zhang_heng3'
Issued by Hong Kong China in 2015 zhang_heng4

ZHAUTYKOV, Orymbek
Issued by Kazakhstan in 2011 zhautykov.

ZU CHONGZHI Also spelled Tsu Ch'ung-Chih or Hsu Kuang Chi.
Issued by China in 1955 zu_chongzhi
Issued by Guinea in 2009 zu_chongzhi2
Issued by Mali in 2011 zu_chongzhi3
Issued by Hong Kong China in 2015 zu_chongzhi4

ZYGALSKI, Henryk
Issued by Poland in 2009. rozycki_rejewski_zygalski



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ABOUT THIS SITE:
This page was created by Jeff Miller, a recently-retired mathematics teacher at Gulf High School in New Port Richey, Florida. Extra stamps have been added from the collection of Heinz Klaus Strick.

Miller also created these history of mathematics web pages:
Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols
and
Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics.

Thanks to the following people who assisted with this page:
Bert Jagers, Toni Baeza, Rachel Braun, Tim Carr, Krzysztof Ciesielski, Didier Cuidet, Dr. John W. Dawson Jr., Dieter Egelriede, Luis Filipe Faria, Oliver Faulhaber, Maike Den Houting, Dr. Vojtech Jankovic, Alain Juhel, Roland Klinger, Ivan Kosinar and Rudo Hajossy of Univerzita Komenskeho in Bratislava, Marcel Lajus, Roberto Lardelli, Gerald Leibowitz, Gunnar Løvås, Maiken Naylor, Guy Noel, John O'Connor, Arnaud Pascal, Jose Pablo, Gyorgy Visontay, John G. Peebles, a senior mathematics teacher at A. B. Lucas Secondary School in London, Ontario, Canada, Shannon L. Ritter, Brigitte Vallee, David Stone, a mathematics teacher in Derbyshire, Heinz Klaus Strick, Magnus Waller, Shuki Zakai, who is from Kiryat-Tivon, Israel, José Pablo Sánchez Mielgo, who is a math teacher in Spain, Joze Nemec, Eli Eyal, and Francis Boulot, who is a math teacher in the French school and college in Frankfurt, Germany, Alexander Tiunchick, who writes popular books on mathematics for colleges and universities, Jean-Pierre Malmedy of Belgium, Michael Tanoff, Herbert Jarszick, Markku Männikkö, Craig Smorynski, Bernard Meyer, David Wolfersberger, and Ioannis Varlamis.