Jeff Miller's postage stamps


Images of Mathematicians on Postage Stamps


This page was founded by Jeff Miller (details at THIS LINK) and has since been added to and integrated into MacTutor.

If you have any suitable stamps to add to this collection, please send us images and we will put them in.

You can see thumbnails of ALL the mathematician stamps at THIS LINK
(Be patient -- there are over 1200 stamps!)

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

A page of "early stamps" (up to 1970) of mathematicians is at THIS LINK.

We also have a page of more than 500 OTHER MATHEMATICAL STAMPS at THIS LINK.

We have a page of more than 300 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.

Click on to access the biography and on to see the thumbnails of that mathematician.

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ABBE, Ernst    
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1956 abbe1

ABDULLAYEV, Hasan   
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2018 abdullayev

ABEL, Niels Henrik    
Issued by Norway in 1929, upon the centenary of his death
abel1
abel2
abel3
Issued by Norway in 1983, showing the Abel monument by Gustav Vigeland abel10
Issued by Norway in 2002, on the two-hundredth anniversary of his birth
abel5
abel6
Issued by Norway in 2002, on the 200th anniversary of his birth (a coin) abel7

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

AL-BIRUNI, Abu Arrayhan Muhammad Ibn Ahmad    
Issued by Pakistan in 1973
al-biruni3
al-biruni4
Issued by Syria in 1973 al-biruni
Issued by Afghanistan in 1973 al-biruni5
Issued by Iran in 1973 al-biruni6
Issued by Soviet Union in 1973 al-biruni7
Issued by Turkey in 1973 al-biruni8
Issued by Algeria in 1974, depicting silk thread writings by Al-Biruni al-biruni9
Issued by Egypt in 1975 al-biruni2
Issued by Iran in 1980, with al-Farabi (left) and Avicenna (right) 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-FARABI   
Issued by Turkey in 1950
al-farabi1
al-farabi2
al-farabi3
al-farabi4
Issued by Iran in 1951, celebrating the 1000th anniversary of his death
al-farabi5
al-farabi6
Issued by Qatar in 1971 al-farabi11
Issued by Syria in 1974 al-farabi10
Issued by Egypt in 1975 al-farabi8
Issued by Soviet Union in 1975 al-farabi9
Issued by Iran in 1980, with al-Biruni (centre), and Avicenna (right) avicenna18
Issued by Kazakhstan in 1993 (a banknote) al-farabi12
Issued by Kazakhstan in 2020 al-farabi7

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

AL-KASHI, Jamshid    
Issued by Iran in 1979 al-kashi

AL-KHWARIZMI    
Issued by Soviet Union (an air-letter) khowarizmi3
Issued by Soviet Union in 1983, to mark the 1200th birth anniversary khowar
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

AL-KINDI    
Issued by Yemen in 1962 al-kindi5
Issued by Iraq in 1962 al-kindi1
Issued by Mali in 1970 al-kindi4
Issued by Egypt in 1975 al-kindi3
Issued by Syria in 1987 al-kindi6
Issued by Syria in 1994 al-kindi2

AL-TUSI, Nasir al-Din Proper name: Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Tusi.   
Issued by Iran in 1956 al-tusi
Issued by Iran in 1974
al-tusi6
al-tusi7
Issued by Dominica in 1985 al-tusi3
Issued by Iran in 1993 al-tusi5
Issued by Syria in 2000 al-tusi4
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2001
al-tusi2
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 1961 albertus2
Issued by Belgium in 1969, depicting a wood sculpture by Artus Quellinus albertus3
Issued by Germany in 1980 albertus
Issued by Vatican City in 1980
albertus4
albertus5

ALLOTEY, Francis    
Issued by Ghana in 2005 allotey

AMPÈRE, André-Marie    
Issued by France in 1936 ampere1
Issued by France in 1949 ampere2
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1975 ampere4
Issued by Marshall Islands in 2012 ampere3

APIAN, Peter    
Issued by Mali in 2006 apian

ARAGO, François    
Issued by France in 1939 arago2
Issued by France in 1949 arago3
Issued by France in 1986 arago
Issued by Djibouti in 2010 arago4

ARCHIMEDES    
Issued by Romania (an air-letter) arch8
Issued by Spain in 1963 arch5
Issued by Nicaragua in 1971 , law of levers arch12
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1973, one of a series of 'Old Masters Paintings'. The painting 'Archimedes' is by Domenico Fetti arch1
Issued by San Marino in 1982 arch3
Issued by Italy in 1983 arch2
Issued by Greece in 1983 arch4
Issued by Malawi in 2008 arch6
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 arch7
Issued by Gabon in 2010 arch9
Issued by Mali in 2011 arch10
Issued by Italy in 2013, calculation of π arch13
Issued by Chad in 2015 arch11

ARISTARCHUS OF SAMOS    
Issued by Greece in 1980
aristarchus1
aristarchus2

ARISTOTLE    
Issued by Greece in 1941 (a banknote) aristotle22
Issued by Greece in 1947 (a banknote) aristotle20
Issued by Greece in 1956 aristotle14
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 Cyprus in 1998 aristotle15
Issued by Malawi in 2008 aristotle16
Issued by Chad in 2009 aristotle9
Issued by Gibraltar in 2009 aristotle17
Issued by Chad in 2009
aristotle18
aristotle19
Issued by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 aristotle10
Issued by Greece in 2016
aristotle11
aristotle12
aristotle13 (with Plato)

AVICENNA (Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina)   
Issued by Lebanon in 1948
avicenna39
avicenna39a
Issued by Afghanistan in 1951
avicenna36
avicenna37
Issued by Poland in 1952 avicenna9
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1952 avicenna13
Issued by Iran in 1954
avicenna41a
avicenna41b
avicenna41c
avicenna41d
Issued by Iran in 1962 avicenna24
Issued by Algeria in 1963 avicenna40
Issued by Syria in 1965 avicenna25
Issued by Pakistan in 1966 avicenna16
Issued by Yemen in 1966
avicenna34
avicenna35
Issued by Egypt in 1968 (and paired with a stamp depicting Imhotep) avicenna8
Issued by Kuwait in 1969 avicenna29
Issued by Kuwait in 1969 avicenna30
Issued by Dubai in 1971 avicenna1
Issued by Jordan in 1971 avicenna15
Issued by Qatar in 1971 avicenna33
Issued by Iran in 1974 avicenna32
Issued by Comoros in 1979 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 Soviet Union in 1980 avicenna7
Issued by Libya in 1980 avicenna10
Issued by Kuwait in 1980
avicenna11
avicenna12
Issued by Iran in 1980, depicting al-Farabi, al-Biruni, and Avicenna avicenna18
Issued by Turkey in 1980
avicenna21
avicenna22
Issued by Syria in 1981 avicenna26
Issued by Austria in 1982 avicenna42
Issued by Iran in 1983 avicenna27
Issued by Hungary in 1987 avicenna23
Issued by Iran in 1989 (also showing Pasteur) avicenna38
Issued by Iran in 1992 avicenna28
Issued by Somalia in 2003 avicenna31
Issued by Iran in 2004 avicenna17
Issued by Tadjikistan in 2005
avicenna19a
avicenna19b
Issued by France in 2005 avicenna20
Issued by Portugal in 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

BACON, Roger    
Issued by Malawi in 2008 bacon1

BAKER, Alan    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 baker

BALSEIRO, José  
Issued by Argentina in 2005 balseiro

BANACH, Stefan    
Issued by Poland in 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' banach

BANACHIEWICZ, Tadeusz    
Issued by Poland in 1983 banachiewicz

BANNEKER, Benjamin   
Issued by USA in 1980 banneker
Issued by Turks and Caicos Islands in 1982 banneker2

BANU MUSA BROTHERS    
Issued by Syria in 1996 banu_musa

BARKLA, Charles    
Issued by Sweden in 1977 barkla2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 barkla1

BERKELEY, George    
Issued by Ireland in 1985 berkeley1

BERNOULLI, Jacob    
Issued by Soviet Union (an air-letter) bernoulli2
Issued by Switzerland in 1994 bernoulli

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

BETHE, Hans    
Issued by Guinea in 2006 bethe1

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

BLAEU, Willem   
Issued by Netherlands in 1983 blaeu

BOHR, Niels    
Issued by Denmark in 1963 bohr_niels1
Issued by Greenland in 1963 bohr_niels6
Issued by Denmark in 1985 bohr_niels4
Issued by Denmark in 1997 (a banknote) bohr_niels5
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2005 bohr_niels2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 bohr_niels3

BOLTZMANN, Ludwig    
Issued by Nicaragua in 1971 theorem2
Issued by Austria in 1981 boltzmann1

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

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

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

BORDA, Jean-Charles    
Issued by Germany in 1981 borda1

BORN, Max    
Issued by Germany in 1982 born3
Issued by Ghana in 1995 born2
Issued by Guinea in 2006 born1

BOSCOVICH, Ruggero    
Issued by Croatia in 1943
boscovich1
boscovich2
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1960 boscovich7
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1987 boscovich8
Issued by Croatia in 1991 (banknotes)
boscovich3
boscovich6
boscovich4
boscovich5
boscovich14
Issued by Croatia in 1993 (banknotes)
boscovich15
boscovich16
Issued by Vatican City in 2011 boscovich12
Issued by Croatia in 2011 boscovich13

BOSE, Satyendranath    
Issued by India in 1958 bose2
Issued by India in 1994 bose1

BOUGAINVILLE, Louis Antoine de    
Issued by New Caledonia in 1928
bougainville3
bougainville12
bougainville13
bougainville17
bougainville18
bougainville19
bougainville20
bougainville21
Issued by Martinique in 1947 (a banknote) bougainville31
Issued by St Pierre and Miquelon in 1950 (a banknote) bougainville2
Issued by New Hebrides in 1967 bougainville5
Issued by French Polynesia in 1968 bougainville9
Issued by New Hebrides in 1968
bougainville23
bougainville24
bougainville25
Issued by Samoa in 1968
bougainville6
bougainville14
bougainville26
bougainville27
Issued by Solomon Islands in 1972 bougainville24
Issued by Wallis and Futuna in 1973 bougainville7
Issued by Tahiti in 1982 (a banknote) bougainville33
Issued by Wallis and Futuna in 1982 bougainville11
Issued by India in 1985
bougainville28
bougainville29
Issued by St Helena in 1986 bougainville22
Issued by France in 1988 bougainville
Issued by Samoa in 1988 bougainville10
Issued by Cambodia in 1992 bougainville4
Issued by Papua New Guinea in 1999 bougainville15
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 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 Czech Republic in 1996 brahe10
Issued by Guinea in 2008
brahe8
brahe9
Issued by Djibouti in 2010 brahe11
Issued by Denmark in 2012 brahe13

BROCH, Ole    
Issued by Norway in 1975 broch1

BROUWER, Luitzen Egbertus Jan (Bertus)    
Issued by Netherlands in 2007
brouwer
brouwer2 (first day cover)

BRUNELLESCHI, Filippo    
Issued by Italy in 1977 brunelleschi1

BUFFON, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de    
Issued by France in 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 in 1989, on his 200th birthday cauchy

CECH, Eduard    
Issued by Czech Republic in 1993, part of a two-stamp series 'Personalities' cech

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

CHAMPOLLION, Jean François    
Issued by France in 1972, on the 150th anniversary of the deciphering of hieroglyphics champollion1
Issued by Egypt in 1972 champollion3
Issued by Monaco in 1990 champollion2
Issued by Egypt in 1999 champollion5
Issued by France in 1999 (his birthplace) champollion6
Issued by Central African Republic in 2002 champollion4

CHANDRASEKHAR. Subrahmanyan     
Issued by Guinea in 2006 chandrasekhar1

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

CHÂTELET, Émilie du    
Issued by France in 2019 chatelet1

CHEBYSHEV, Pafnuti Lvovich    
Issued by Soviet Union in 1946, on the 125th anniversary of his birth
cheby1 (30 kopeck)
cheby2 (60 kopeck)
Issued by Russia in 2021 chebyshev3

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

CHOI SEOK-JEONG    
Issued by South Korea in 2019 magic9

CLAVIUS, Christopher    
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
Issued by Vatican City in 2012 clavius

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

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

CONNES, Alain    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 connes

COPERNICUS, Nicolaus    
Issued by Poland in 1923
copernicus5
copernicus6
Issued by Poland in 1942 copernicus4
Issued by Poland in 1943 copernicus9
Issued by Poland in 1953
copernicus36
copernicus37
Issued by Soviet Union in 1955 copernicus39 (Inset is Jan Matejko: the painter of the Copernicus picture)
Issued by France in 1957 copernicus30
Issued by Poland in 1965 (a banknote)
copernicus41
copernicus42 (The reverse, showing the Zodiac)
Issued by Burundi in 1973
copernicus
copernicus25
Issued by Mongolia in 1973
copernicus3
copernicus7
copernicus40
Issued by Soviet Union in 1973 copernicus8
Issued by Germany in 1973 copernicus10
Issued by Germany Democratic Republic in 1973 copernicus26
Issued by Djibouti in 1973 copernicus12
Issued by Vietnam in 1973 copernicus14
Issued by Mexico in 1973 copernicus17
Issued by Bangladesh in 1973 copernicus18
Issued by Rwanda in 1973 copernicus19
Issued by Equatorial Guinea in 1973 copernicus20
Issued by Venezuela in 1973 copernicus27
Issued by Liberia in 1973 copernicus28
Issued by Mongolia in 1973 copernicus40
Issued by Pakistan in 1973 copernicus29
Issued by Hungary in 1973 copernicus35
Issued by USA in 1973 copernicus31
Issued by Vatican City in 1973
copernicus32
copernicus33
copernicus34a
copernicus34b
Issued by Poland in 1973 copernicus38
Issued by Czechoslovakia in 1975 copernicus2
Issued by Comoros in 1975 copernicus24
Issued by Comoros in 1979 copernicus11
Issued by Poland in 1982 (a banknote)
copernicus43
copernicus44 (The reverse, showing the planets)
Issued by Comoros in 1988 copernicus15
Issued by Gabon in 1993 copernicus23
Issued by Paraguay in 1994 copernicus21
Issued by Guinea in 2000 copernicus16
Issued by Guinea in 2000 copernicus22

COULOMB, Charles de    
Issued by France in 1961 coulomb1

CUSA, Nicolas of    
Issued by Germany in 1958 cusa1
Issued by Vatican City in 1964
cusa3
cusa4
Issued by Transkei in 1984 cusa2

D'ALEMBERT, Jean Baptiste le Rond    
Issued by France in 1824 (a medal by Depaulis) dalemb2
Issued by France in 1959, part of a series Famous Frenchmen, issued to benefit the Red Cross dalemb

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

DE BROGLIE, Louis    
Issued by France in 1994 broglie3
Issued by Uganda in 1995 broglie2

DEDEKIND, Richard    
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1981, one of a series of six stamps, 'Important Persons' dedekind

DELIGNE, Pierre    
Issued by Belgium in 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 (a coin) democritus5
Issued by Greece in 1955 (a banknote) democritus7
Issued by Greece in 1961, honouring the 'Democritus' National Center for Scientific Research
democ2
democ3
Issued by Greece in 1967 (a banknote) democritus4
Issued by Greece in 1983, to honour an International Conference on Democritus and his work democ1

DESCARTES, Rene    
Issued by France in 1846 (a medal by Rogat) descartes10
Issued by France in 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 1942 (a banknote) descartes12
Issued by France in 1991, a 100-franc coin descartes9
Issued by France in 1996, on the 400th anniversary of his birth
descart3
descartes8 (a medallion)
Issued by Albania in 1996. (This stamp features a misspelling of the Latin form of Descartes, which should be Cartesius) descart4
Issued by Monaco in 1996, on his 400th birth anniversary descart7
Issued by Grenada in 2000 descart5
Issued by Sierra Leone in 2000 descart6
Issued by Mozambique in 2009 descartes11
Issued by Chad in 2015 group1

DE WITT, Johan    
Issued by Netherlands in 1948 dewitt1
Issued by Netherlands in 2013 dewitt2

DIRAC, Paul    
Issued by Guyana in 1995 dirac1

DONALDSON, Simon    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 donaldson

DOPPLER, Christian    
Issued by Austria in 1992 doppler1

DRINFELD, Vladimir    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 drinfeld

DÜRER, Albrecht    
Issued by Germany in 1926 durer12
Issued by Germany in 1961 durer1
Issued by Niger in 1967 durer17
Issued by Panama in 1967 durer21
Issued by Dubai in 1971 durer2
Issued by Dahomey in 1971
durer4
durer5
Issued by Germany in 1971 durer6
Issued by Burundi in 1971 durer10
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1971 durer11
Issued by Albania in 1971 durer14
Issued by Romania in 1971 durer18
Issued by West Berlin in 1971 durer20
Issued by Germany in 1977 (a banknote) durer21
Issued by Mongolia in 1978 durer3
Issued by Hungary in 1978 durer8
Issued by Republic of the Congo in 1978 durer15
Issued by Zaire in 1978 durer19
Issued by France in 1980 durer16
Issued by Germany in 1980 (a banknote) durer23 (from a Dürer portrait)
Issued by Cook Islands in 1986, engraving of Melancholia melancholia
Issued by Chad in 1999 durer9
Issued by Angola in 2000 melancholia2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2003 durer13
Issued by Germany in 2006 durer7
Issued by Djibouti in 2007, engraving of Melancholia melancholia3

ECKERT, J Prosper    
Issued by Malagasy in 1990 mauchlyeckert1

EDDINGTON, Arthur    
Issued by Sao Tome and Principe in 2009
eddington1
eddington2

EINSTEIN, Albert    
Issued by Israel in 1956 einstein28
Issued by Israel in 1968 (a banknote) einstein29
Issued by Argentina in 1971 einstein18
Issued by Switzerland in 1972 einstein14
Issued by Mali in 1975 einstein9
Issued by USA in 1979 einstein17
Issued by Zaire in 1979 einstein22
Issued by Italy in 1979 einstein24
Issued by Monaco in 1979 einstein25
Issued by Togo in 1979 einstein26
Issued by Gibraltar in 1998 einstein23
Issued by Tadjikistan in 2000 einstein21
Issued by Portugal in 2000 (with Bohr and Hilbert) einstein_bohr_hilbert
Issued by Portugal in 2000 (with Planck) einstein12
Issued by Republic of the Congo in 2001 einstein1
Issued by Belgium in 2001 einstein19
Issued by Czech Republic in 2005 einstein2
Issued by France in 2005 einstein3
Issued by Germany in 2005 einstein4
Issued by Israel in 2005
einstein6
einstein7
Issued by Lesotho in 2005 einstein8
Issued by Mexico in 2005 einstein10
Issued by Macedonia in 2005 einstein11
Issued by Spain in 2005 einstein13
Issued by Switzerland in 2005 einstein15
Issued by Tunis in 2005 einstein16
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 einstein20
Issued by Grenada in 2011 einstein5

EÖTVÖS, Lóránd    
Issued by Hungary in 1932 eotvos2
Issued by Hungary in 1991 eotvos1

ESCALANTE, Jaime    
Issued by Bolivia in 2011 escalante2
Issued by USA in 2016 escalante

ESCHER, Maurits Cornelis Escher    
Issued by Netherlands in 1998 escher1

EUCLID    
Issued by Vatican City in 1986, from Raphael's School of Athens vatican1
Issued by Maldive Islands in 1988 euclid1

EULER, Leonhard    
Issued by Soviet Union in 1957, to commemorate his 250th birthday euler1
Issued by Switzerland in 1957, to commemorate his 250th birthday euler2
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1957, part of a series 'Famous Scientists' euler4
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1957 euler16
Issued by Switzerland in 1979 (a banknote) euler5
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1983, on the 200th annniversary of his death euler3
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1983, on the 200th anniversary of the Berlin Academy of Science euler7
Issued by Switzerland in 2007, on his 300th birthday
euler8 (a pre-release image which has slightly better quality than the stamp itelf)
euler9a
euler10
euler11 (a first day cancel)
Issued by Russia in 2007 (an envelope) euler12
Issued by Guinea in 2009 euler14
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009
euler13
euler_newton
Issued by South Korea in 2014 euler15
Issued by South Korea in 2014 euler17
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2

EUWE, Max    
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1995
euwe1
euwe2

FARADAY, Michael    
Issued by Great Britain in 1991 faraday1
Issued by Cuba in 1994 faraday2
Issued by Palau in 2000 faraday4
Issued by Cambodia in 2001 faraday3

FERMAT, Pierre de    
Issued by Czech Republic in 2000 fermat2
Issued by France in 2001, on the 400th anniversary of his birth fermat1

FERMI, Enrico    
Issued by Italy in 1967 fermi2
Issued by Romania in 2000 fermi3
Issued by Italy in 2001 fermi1
Issued by Guinea in 2001 fermi4
Issued by Cambodia in 2001 fermi5

FESSENDEN, Reginald  
Issued by Canada in 1987 fessenden1

FEYNMAN, Richard    
Issued by USA in 2005 feynman2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 feynman1

FIBONACCI    
Issued by Dominica in 1999 fibonacci
Issued by Italy in 2020, on the 850th anniversary of his birth fibonacci3

FLAMSTEED, John    
Issued by Mali in 2006 flamsteed1
Issued by Guinea in 2010 flamsteed2

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

FOUCAULT, Léon    
Issued by France in 1958 foucault1

FONTENELLE, Bernard de    
Issued by France in 1966 fontenelle1

FRANCESCA, Piero della    
Issued by San Marino in 1992 francesca1

FRANKLIN, Benjamin    
Issued by USA in 1855 franklin_benjamin1
Issued by USA in 1890 franklin_benjamin3
Issued by USA in 1902 franklin_benjamin2
Issued by USA in 1955 franklin_benjamin4
Issued by Bulgaria in 1956 franklin_benjamin5
Issued by USA in 1956 franklin_benjamin8
Issued by France in 1956 franklin_benjamin6
Issued by Liberia in 1976 franklin_benjamin7

FRESNEL, Augustin    
Issued by France in 2019 fresnel

GALILEI, Galileo    
Issued by Italy in 1942
galileo
galileo4
Issued by Italy in 1964
galileo2
galileo5
galileo6
Issued by Paraguay in 1965 galileo3
Issued by Ecuador in 1966 galileo9
Issued by Italy in 1976 (a banknote) galileo10
Issued by Italy in 1983 galileo7
Issued by Ireland in 2000 galileo8

GALOIS, Evariste    
Issued by France in 1984 galois

GARAVITO, Julio    
Issued by Colombia in 1949 garavito2
Issued by Colombia in 1996
garavito1 (a banknote)
garavito1a (the reverse showing the lunar crater named after him)
Issued by Colombia in 2020
garavito3
garavito4 (First day cover)

GAUSS, Carl Friedrich    
Issued by Germany in 1955, to commemorate the centenary of his death gauss1
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1977 gauss3
Issued by Germany in 1977, to commemorate his 200th birthday gauss2
Issued by Germany in 1991
gauss4
gauss12 (The reverse, showing Gauss's triangulation work)
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 as part of a series depicting astronomers gauss7
Issued by Guinea in 2010 gauss8
Issued by Marshall Islands in 2012 gauss10
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2

GEMMA FRISIUS, Regnier    
Issued by Mali in 2006 gemma_frisius1

GERMAIN, Sophie    
Issued by France in 2016 germain

GERSTNER, František    
Issued by Czechoslovakia in 1957, one of a set published for the 250th anniversary of the Prague Engineering School gerstner1
Issued by Czech Republic in 2006 gerstner2

GHETALDI, Marino    
Issued by Croatia in 2018 ghetaldi

GIBBS, Josiah Willard    
Issued by USA in 2005 gibbs1

GÖDEL, Kurt    
Issued by Portugal in 2000 kolmogorov_godel_poincare

GUERICKE, Otto von   
Issued by Germany in 2002 guericke1

GUO SHOUJING    
Issued by China in 1962
guo2
guo3
Issued by Denmark in 2012 guo4
Issued by Hong Kong China in 2015 guo

HADAMARD, Jacques    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 hadamard

HALLERSTEIN, Ferdinand    
Issued by Slovenia in 2003 hallerstein1

HALLEY, Edmund    
Issued by St Helena in 1977
halley1
halley2
halley3
halley4
halley5
Issued by British Antarctic Territory in 1985
halley48
halley49
Issued by Montserrat in 1985
halley50
halley51
halley52
halley53
Issued by Vietnam in 1985 halley54
Issued by Antigua in 1985
halley7
halley8
halley9
Issued by Dominica in 1985 halley10
Issued by Grenada 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 Central African Republic in 1985 (with Newton) halley24
Issued by Guinea in 1986
halley25
halley29
Issued by St Helena in 1986
halley28
halley48
Issued by Laos in 1986 halley26
Issued by Mauritius in 1986 halley27
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 Bhutan in 1986 halley49
Issued by Mexico in 1988 halley36
Issued by Comoros in 1988 halley55
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 Sao Tome and Principe in 2008 halley44
Issued by Guinea in 2010
halley45
halley46
halley47

HAMILTON, William Rowan    
Issued by Ireland in 1943, to commemorate the centenary of the discovery of quaternions
hamilt1
hamilt2
Issued by Ireland in 1983, to commemorate the discovery of quaternions quaternions
Issued by Ireland in 2005, to commemorate the World Year of Physics and his 200th birthday hamilton3

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

HARRIOT, Thomas    
Issued by Guinea in 2009 harriot

HARRISON, John  
Issued by Ascension in 1971 harrison3
Issued by Ascension in 1979 harrison4
Issued by Great Britain in 1990
harrison1
harrison2
Issued by Great Britain in 1993 harrison5

HAWKING, Stephen    
Issued by Zambia in 1974 hawking3
Issued by Palau in 2000 hawking1
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 hawking2

HEISENBERG, Werner    
Issued by Uraguay in 1977 heisenberg3
Issued by Nevis in 1995 heisenberg5
Issued by Micronesia in 2000 heisenberg4
Issued by Germany in 2001 heisenberg1
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 heisenberg2

HELMHOLTZ, Hermann von    
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1950 helmholtz3
Issued by West Berlin in 1971, on the 150th birth anniversary helmholtz2
Issued by Germany in 1994 helmholt

HERON of Alexandria    
Issued by Greece in 2006
heron1 (automatic temple gates)
heron2 (a hodometer)

HERSCHEL, Caroline    
Issued by Redonda in 1985 herschel_c2
Issued by Guyana in 1991 herschel_c1

HERSCHEL, William    
Issued by Comoros in 1975 herschel_william1
Issued by Gabon in 1981 herschel_william6
Issued by Mali in 1981 herschel_william7
Issued by Grenada in 1991 herschel_william3
Issued by Sierra Leone in 1991 herschel_william9
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 herschel_william5
Issued by Guinea in 1998 herschel_william8
Issued by Nevis in 2000 herschel_william2

HERTZ, Gustav    
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1977 hertz_gustav3
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1987 hertz_gustav2
Issued by Germany in 1994 hertz_gustav1
Issued by St Vincent in 1995 hertz_gustav4

HERTZ, Heinrich    
Issued by Germany in 1957 hertz_heinrich1
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1957 hertz_heinrich5
Issued by Mexico in 1967 hertz_heinrich4
Issued by Guinea in 1983 hertz_heinrich3
Issued by San Marino in 1992 hertz_heinrich2

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

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

HIPPARCHUS OF RHODES    
Issued by Greece in 1965 hipparchus1

HOLLERITH, Herman    
Issued by Romania in 2004, a postcard
hollerith1
hollerith2

HRONEC, Jur    
Issued by Czechoslovakia in 1963, for the centenary of the Czech Mathematics and Physics Union. hronec2
Issued by Czechoslovakia in 1981, part of an eight-stamp series 'Famous Persons' hronec
Issued by Slovakia in 2000 hronec_schwarz_stefan

HUA Loo-Keng    
Issued by China in 1988 hua

HUBBLE, Edwin    
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994 hubble2
Issued by St Vincent in 2000 hubble1
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 hubble3
Issued by USA in 2008 hubble4

HUYGENS, Christiaan    
Issued by Netherlands in 1928 huygens1
Issued by Netherlands in 1955 (a banknote) huygens13
Issued by Netherlands in 1962, showing Huygen's pendulum clock clock
Issued by Comoros in 1975 huygens3
Issued by Grenada in 2000 huygens2
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 huygens4
Issued by Mali in 2006 huygens5
Issued by Guinea in 2007
huygens9
huygens10
Issued by Sao Tome and Principe in 2008 huygens7
Issued by Rwanda in 2009 huygens6
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 huygens8
Issued by Mali in 2011 huygens12

IONESCU-BIZET, Ion    
Issued by Romania in 1995 ionescu

JANISZEWSKI, Zygmunt    
Issued by Poland in 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' janisz

JUAN, Jorge    
Issued by Spain in 1974 juan1

JUNGIUS, Joachim    
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1957 jungius

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

KARMAN, Theodore von    
Issued by Hungary in 1992 karman1

KELDYSH, Mstislav Vsevolodovich    
Issued by Soviet Union (an air-letter) keldysh5
Issued by Soviet Union in 1980 keldysh3
Issued by Soviet Union in 1981, on his 70th birthday keldysh
Issued by Russia in 2011 keldysh4

KEPLER, Johannes    
Issued by Austria in 1953 kepler04
Issued by Ecuador in 1966 kepler07
Issued by Yemen in 1969 kepler11
Issued by Yemen in 1969 kepler23
Issued by Ajman in 1971
kepler02
kepler39
Issued by Mexico in 1971 kepler01
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1971 kepler03
Issued by Romania in 1971 kepler05
Issued by Fujeira in 1971
kepler15
kepler16
kepler17
kepler18
kepler19
kepler20
Issued by Dahomey in 1971
kepler21
kepler22
Issued by Germany in 1971 kepler33
Issued by Comoros in 1975 kepler58
Issued by Mali in 1980 kepler09
Issued by Cook Islands in 1980 kepler10
Issued by North Korea in 1980 kepler35
Issued by Benin in 1980 kepler06
Issued by Benin in 1980 kepler08
Issued by Hungary in 1980 kepler12
Issued by Mongolia in 1980 kepler13
Issued by North Korea in 1980 kepler24
Issued by Mali in 1980 kepler25
Issued by Comoros in 1980 kepler30
Issued by Burundi in 1980 kepler38
Issued by Romania in 1983 kepler34
Issued by Sierra Leone in 1985 kepler40
Issued by Benin in 1985 (overwritten)
kepler21a
kepler22a
Issued by Comoros in 1988 kepler14
Issued by Comoros in 1988 kepler26
Issued by Grenada in 1991 kepler28
Issued by Sierra Leone in 1991 kepler32
Issued by Paraguay in 1994 kepler37
Issued by Guinea in 1994 kepler29
Issued by North Korea in 1999 kepler31
Issued by Sierra Leone in 2000 kepler27
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 kepler36
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 kepler42
Issued by Guinea in 2008
kepler44
kepler45
Issued by Guinea in 2008 kepler50
Issued by Czech Republic in 2009 kepler41
Issued by Germany in 2009 kepler43
Issued by Chad in 2009 kepler46
Issued by Mozambique in 2009
kepler47
kepler48
Issued by Guinea in 2010 kepler49
Issued by Mali in 2010 kepler51
Issued by Mali in 2011 kepler52
Issued by Malawi in 2011 kepler55
Issued by Marshall Islands in 2012 kepler53
Issued by Ivory Coast in 2012
kepler54
kepler54a
kepler56
Issued by Chad in 2015 kepler57

KIRCHHOFF, Gustav    
Issued by West Berlin in 1974, on the 150th birth anniversary kirchhoff1
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 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 Soviet Union (an air-letter) kovalev3
Issued by Soviet Union in 1951, part of a series to honour famous Russian scientists kovalev1
Issued by Russia in 1996 kovalev2

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

LA CONDAMINE, Charles-Marie    
Issued by France in 1986 mission5

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

LANDAU, Lev    
Issued by St Vincent landau_lev5
Issued by St Vincent in 1991 landau_lev6
Issued by Israel in 1998 landau_lev8
Issued by Azerbaijan in 2008 landau_lev1
Issued by Gabon in 2008 landau_lev2
Issued by Guinea in 2008 landau_lev3
Issued by Russia in 2008 landau_lev7
Issued by Ukraine in 2010 landau_lev4

LAPLACE, Pierre Simon    
Issued by France in 1955, part of a series Famous Frenchmen, 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 Netherlands in 2014 laplace6

LASKER, Emanuel    
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1968 lasker3
Issued by Cuba in 1976 lasker4
Issued by Cambodia in 1986 lasker2
Issued by Mongolia in 1986 lasker6
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 1988 lasker5
Issued by Laos in 1988 lasker10
Issued by Cambodia in 1994 lasker9
Issued by Vietnam in 1994 lasker11
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1995, as part of a series honouring world chess champions lasker13
Issued by Benin in 1999 lasker8
Issued by Tadjikistan in 2000 lasker1
Issued by Myanmar in 2001 lasker7
Issued by Equatorial Guinea in 2005 lasker12

LAVRENTEV, Mikhail Alekseevich    
Issued by Soviet Union in 1981 lavrentev

LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm    
Issued by Germany in 1926, part of a series of famous Germans leibniz3
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1950 leibniz8
Issued by Germany in 1966, on the 250th anniversary of his death leibniz1
Issued by Romania in 1966, part of the culture series 'Famous Men 1966' leibniz4
Issued by Germany in 1980, part of the Europa series leibniz2
Issued by St Vincent in 1991 leibniz10
Issued by Germany in 1996, on the 350th anniversary of his birth leibniz5
Issued by Albania in 1996 leibniz7
Issued by Romania in 2004 leibniz11
Issued by Romania in 2004 (a postcard)
leibniz12
leibniz13
Issued by Chad in 2015 group2

LEMÂITRE, Georges    
Issued by Belgium in 1994 lemaitre

LEONARDO da Vinci    
Issued by Italy in 1938
leonardo25
leonardo26
Issued by Italy in 1938 leonardo53
Issued by German Democratic Republic in 1952 leonardo17
Issued by France in 1952 leonardo19
Issued by Hungary in 1952 leonardo24
Issued by Italy in 1952
leonardo27
leonardo29
Issued by Poland in 1952 leonardo40
Issued by Romania in 1952 leonardo42
Issued by Albania in 1969 leonardo5
Issued by Monaco in 1969 leonardo36
Issued by Cuba in 1970 leonardo13
Issued by Niger in 1970 leonardo39
Issued by Mexico in 1977 leonardo34
Issued by Zaire in 1978 leonardo52
Issued by Japan in 1979 leonardo30
Issued by Cyprus in 1981
leonardo15
leonardo16
Issued by San Marino in 1983 leonardo45
Issued by Spain in 1984 leonardo51
Issued by Luxembourg in 1986 leonardo31
Issued by Italy in 1992 (with Columbus) leonardo12
Issued by Cuba in 1996 leonardo14
Issued by Poland in 1999 leonardo41
Issued by Bulgaria in 2001 leonardo11
Issued by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2002 leonardo6
Issued by Macedonia in 2002 leonardo32
Issued by Moldavia in 2002 leonardo35
Issued by Monaco in 2002 leonardo37
Issued by Romania in 2002 leonardo43
Issued by Somalia in 2003
leonardo47
leonardo48
leonardo49
leonardo50
Issued by Mali in 2005 leonardo33
Issued by Russia in 2005 leonardo44
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 leonardo18
Issued by San Marino in 2006 leonardo46
Issued by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2007
leonardo7
leonardo8
leonardo9
leonardo10
Issued by Ruanda in 2009 leonardo3
Issued by Tchad in 2009 leonardo4
Issued by Mongolia in 2014 leonardo38
Issued by Great Britain in 2019
leonardo20a
leonardo20b
leonardo20c
leonardo20d

LE VERRIER, Urbain    
Issued by France in 1946 (a banknote)
leverrier4
leverrier5 (The reverse, showing Neptune)
Issued by France in 1958 leverrier
Issued by Comoros in 1975 leverrier2
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 leverrier3

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

LLULL, Ramon    
Issued by Spain in 1963 llull

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

LOMONOSOV, Michael   
Issued by Soviet Union in 1925 lomonossow1
Issued by Soviet Union in 1925 lomonossow2

LORENZ, Edward    
Issued by Guinea in 2008
lorenz
lorenz2
lorenz3

LORENZ, Hendrik    
Issued by Netherlands in 1928 lorenz1
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 lorenz2

LOZANO, Francisco   
Issued by Peru in 2007 lozano1

LUZIN, Nikolai Nikolaevich    
Issued by Russia in 2000 luzin

LYAPUNOV, Aleksandr Mikhailovich    
Issued by Soviet Union in 1957, on the 100th anniversary of his birth lyapunov
Issued by Ukraine in 2010 lyapunov2
Issued by Ukraine in 2020 lyapunov3

MAUCHLY, John    
Issued by Malagasy in 1990 mauchlyeckert1

MAUPERTUIS, Pierre    
Issued by France in 1986 mission5

MAXWELL, James Clerk    
Issued by Mexico in 1967 maxwell1
Issued by San Marino in 1991 maxwell3
Issued by Mali in 2010 maxwell2

MENDEL, Gregor   
Issued by Danzig in 1939 mendel8
Issued by Czechoslovakia in 1965 mendel9
Issued by Transkei in 1983 mendel7
Issued by Vatican City in 1984
mendel6
mendel2
Issued by Germany in 1984 mendel5
Issued by Austria in 1984 mendel4
Issued by Brazil in 1988 mendel3
Issued by Marshall Islands in 2012 mendel1

MERCATOR, Gerardus    
Issued by Belgium in 1942 mercator1
Issued by Belgium in 1962 mercator2
Issued by Cyprus in 1969 (a map) mercator3
Issued by Belgium in 1973 (a banknote)
mercator10
mercator11 (The reverse, showing Atlas with the globe)
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

MOISIL, Grigore    
Issued by Romania in 2005 moisil

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

MUMFORD, David    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 mumford

NAPIER, John    
Issued by Nicaragua in 1971 napier1

NEWTON, Isaac    
Issued by France in 1957, part of a series 'Famous Persons' newton2
Issued by Poland in 1959, part of a series to honour famous scientists newton5
Issued by Paraguay in 1965 newton18
Issued by Paraguay in 1965 newton19
Issued by Yemen in 1969 newton43
Issued by Yemen in 1969 newton37
Issued by Niger in 1970 newton41
Issued by Ascension in 1971 newton27
Issued by Ajman in 1971 newton40
Issued by Dubai in 1971 newton3
Issued by Ajman in 1971 newton71
Issued by Mali in 1977 newton30
Issued by Republic of the Congo in 1977 newton29
Issued by Benin in 1977, on the 250th anniversary of his death newton39
Issued by Mongolia in 1977 newton45
Issued by Great Britain in 1978 (a banknote) newton91
Issued by San Marino in 1982 newton14
Issued by Great Britain in 1982 (a banknote) newton93
Issued by Chad in 1983 newton46
Issued by Laos in 1984 newton47
Issued by Vietnam in 1985 newton6
Issued by Central African Republic in 1985 newton35
Issued by Guinea in 1986 newton36
Issued by Togo in 1986 newton38
Issued by Lesotho in 1987 newton44
Issued by Ghana in 1987 newton52
Issued by Soviet Union in 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 Great Britain in 1987
newton7
newton8
newton9
newton10
Issued by Grenada in 1987, as one of four stamps honouring scientists newton34
Issued by Uganda in 1987 newton48
Issued by Redonda in 1987 newton55
Issued by Maldive Islands in 1988 newton12
Issued by Germany in 1993, on his 350th birthday newton1
Issued by Bulgaria in 1993 newton13
Issued by North Korea in 1993
newton23
newton24
Issued by Nicaragua in 1994, as part of a series depicting astronomers newton25
Issued by Guinea in 1994 newton50
Issued by Uruguay in 1996 newton33
Issued by Hungary in 1997, on the 250th anniversary of his death newton11
Issued by St Vincent in 1999 newton42
Issued by Chad in 1999 newton31
Issued by Grenada in 2000
newton15
newton16
Issued by Sierra Leone in 2000 newton17
Issued by Burundi in 2000 newton26
Issued by Republic of the Congo in 2000 newton28
Issued by Nevis in 2000 newton32
Issued by Mozambique in 2001 newton49
Issued by Mongolia in 2001 newton51
Issued by Mali in 2006 newton53
Issued by Djibouti in 2006 newton54
Issued by Malawi in 2008 newton56
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2008 newton60
Issued by Gibraltar in 2009 newton57
Issued by Mali in 2009 newton58
Issued by Rwanda in 2009 newton59
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009
newton61
euler_newton
Issued by Comoros in 2009 newton62
Issued by Great Britain in 2010
newton63
newton64a
newton64b
newton64c
newton64d
newton64e
newton64f
newton64g
newton64h
newton64i
newton64j
Issued by Great Britain in 2010 newton65
Issued by Tristan da Cunha in 2010 newton66
Issued by 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 Malawi in 2011 newton87
Issued by Mozambique in 2012
newton74
newton75
Issued by Marshall Islands in 2012 newton80
Issued by Ivory Coast in 2012
newton81
newton81a
Issued by Mali in 2012
newton82
newton82a
Issued by Ivory Coast in 2013
newton84
newton85
newton86
Issued by Gabon in 2014 newton88
Issued by Mongolia in 2014 newton89
Issued by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018
newton90a
newton90b

NIGHTINGALE, Florence    
Issued by Great Britain in 1978 (a banknote) nightingale3
Issued by British Virgin Islands in 1983 nightingale1
Issued by Transkei in 1983 nightingale2

NUNES, Pedro    
Issued by Portugal in 1957 (a banknote) nunes7
Issued by Portugal in 1978
nunes (showing 'Nonio' navigational instrument and diagram from Tratado da Rumaçao do Globo)
nunes4
Issued by Portugal in 2002, on the 500th anniversary of his birth
nunes2
nunes3 (the commemorative sheet)
Issued by Portugal in 2018
nunes5
nunes6

OHM, Georg    
Issued by Germany in 1994 ohm1

OKOUNKOV, Andrei    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 okounkov

OMAR KHAYYAM    
Issued by Dubai in 1967 omar5
Issued by Dubai in 1976
omar3a
omar3b
omar3c
Issued by Albania in 1996 omar1
Issued by Albania in 1996 omar2
Issued by Micronesia in 1999 omar7
Issued by Guyana in 2000 omar6

ONICESCU, Octav    
Issued by Romania in 1992 onicescu

ORTELIUS, Abraham   
Issued by Belgium in 1942 ortelius1

OSTROGRADSKI, Mikhail    
Issued by Russia in 1951 ostrogradski1

PACIOLI, Fra Luca    
Issued by Sri Lanka in 1984 pacioli2a
Issued by Italy in 1994, on the 300th anniversary of the publication of the Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalita. The image is a modification of a famous painting. pacioli1

PANINI    
Issued by India in 2004 panini

PAPIN, Denis    
Issued by France in 1962 papin1

PASCAL, Blaise    
Issued by France in 1944, part of a series honouring famous French persons pascal2
Issued by France in 1962, on the 300th anniversary of his death pascal
Issued by Monaco in 1973, on the 350th anniversary of his birth pascal3
Issued by France in 1990 (a banknote)
pascal10 (showing the Tour St Jacques)
pascal11 (showing the Abbey of Port Royale)
Issued by 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
pascal7a
pascal7b
pascal8

PAULI, Wolfgang    
Issued by Austria in 1983 pauli1
Issued by Guinea in 2006 pauli2

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 Soviet Union in 1973, one of a series of four stamps honouring scientists and academicians petrovsky

PIAZZI, Guiseppe   
Issued by Guinea in 2010 piazzi

PLANCK, Max    
Issued by West Berlin in 1963 planck4
Issued by Uruguay in 1977 planck9
Issued by Sweden in 1978 planck8
Issued by Ivory Coast in 1978 planck11
Issued by Cuba in 1994 planck7
Issued by Ghana in 1995 planck6
Issued by Gambia in 2000 planck10
Issued by Costa Rica in 2005 planck12
Issued by Gabon in 2008 planck1
Issued by Germany in 2008 planck2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 planck3
Issued by Comoros in 2009 planck5

PLATEAU, Joseph    
Issued by Belgium in 1947 plateau1

PLATO    
Issued by Greece in 2013 plato (One stamp has the phrase "Let no one untrained in geometry enter", said to have been written above the entrance to Plato's Academy.)
Issued by Chad in 2015 group1
Issued by Greece in 2016 aristotle13 (with Aristotle)

POINCARÉ, Henri    
Issued by France in 1952, as 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

PTOLEMY, Claudius    
Issued by Yemen in 1969 ptolemy2
Issued by Burundi in 1973 ptolemy

PYTHAGORAS    
Issued by Greece in 1955, to commemorate Pythagoras's Congress and the 2500th anniversary of the founding of the first school of philosophy by Pythagoras
pythag
pythag2
pythag4
theorem
Issued by Nicaragua in 1971 formula5
Issued by Suriname in 1972 theorem2
Issued by San Marino in 1982 pythag3
Issued by Switzerland in 1983 pythagoras9
Issued by Japan in 1984 pythagoras7
Issued by Sierra Leone in 1984 pythagoras8
Issued by Vatican City in 1986, from Raphael's School of Athens vatican2
Issued by Macedonia in 1998, to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the death of Pythagoras pythagoras6
Issued by Philippines in 2001 pythagoras10
Issued by South Korea in 2014 theorem3

QUETELET, Adolphe    
Issued by Belgium in 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 in 2010 ramanujan3
Issued by India in 2010, on the 100th anniversary of his birth raman
Issued by India in 2011 ramanujan2

RAYLEIGH (Lord) also known as John Strutt   
Issued by Grenada in 1995 rayleigh2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2009 rayleigh1

REGIOMONTANUS, Johannes    
Issued by Hungary in 2017 regiomontanus1

REJEWSKI, Marian    
Issued by Poland in 2009 rozycki_rejewski_zygalski

REY Pastor, Julio    
Issued by Spain in 2000 rey_pastor1

RIBEIRO, Maria Pilar    
Issued by Portugal in 2011 ribeiro

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

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

RIEMANN, Bernhard    
Issued by Romania in 1966 (a postcard) riemann1

RØMER, Ole  
Issued by Denmark in 1944 romer1
Issued by Mali in 2006 romer2

ROZYCKI, Jerzy    
Issued by Poland in 2009 rozycki_rejewski_zygalski

RUSSELL, Bertrand    
Issued by Grenada in 1971 russell6
Issued by India in 1972, on his birth centennial russell1
Issued by Comoros in 1977, showing Russell among other winners of the Nobel prize for literature russell4
Issued by Upper Volta in 1977 russell5
Issued by St Lucia in 1982 russell7
Issued by Grenada in 1986 russell8
Issued by Palau in 2001 russell2
Issued by Angola in 2001 russell3

SCHMIDT, Otto Yulevich    
Issued by Soviet Union in 1966, one of a series of stamps honouring Soviet scientists schmidt
Issued by Soviet Union in 1980 schmidt2
Issued by Russia in 1996 schmidt3

SCHRÖDINGER, Erwin    
Issued by Austria in 1987 schrodinger1

SCHWARTZ, Laurent    
Issued by Slovakia in 2000 hronec_schwarz_stefan

SCHWARZ, Stefan    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 schwartz

SECCHI, Angelo  
Issued by Vatican City in 2018 secchi1

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

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

SEVERI, Francesco    
Issued by Italy in 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 in 1982, part of a series 'Mathematicians' sierpin

SKUHERSKÝ, Rudolf    
Issued by Czechoslovakia in 1957, one of a set published for the 250th anniversary of the Prague Engineering School skuhersky

STEFAN, Josef    
Issued by Austria in 1985 stefan_josef1

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

STEVIN, Simon    
Issued by Belgium in 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

TEIXEIRA, Francisco Gomes    
Issued by Portugal in 1951, on the centennial of his birth
gomes_teixeira1
gomes_teixeira2
Issued by Portugal in 1980 gomes_teixeira3

TERRADAS, Estaban    
Issued by Spain in 1985 terradas1

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

THOMSON, James (Lord Kelvin)   
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 1983 thomson1

TIMOSHENKO, Stephen   
Issued by Ukraine in 1998 timoshenko1

TINBERGEN, Jan    
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 1977 tinbergen2
Issued by Netherlands in 1995 tinbergen1

TITEICA, Gheorghe    
Issued by Romania in 1961, part of a series to honour Romanian scientists titeica

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

TURING, Alan    
Issued by Great Britain in 1999 turing2
Issued by St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2000 turing1
Issued by Portugal in 2000 turing_von_neumann
Issued by St Helena in 2005 turing4
Issued by Tatarstan in 2006 turing3
Issued by Guinea in 2008
turing5
turing6
Issued by Great Britain in 2012 turing7
Issued by Great Britain in 2020 (a banknote) turing8

ULUGH BEG    
Issued by Turkey in 1983 ulugh5
Issued by Soviet Union in 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 Uzbekistan in 2009 ulugh6

VEGA, Jurij    
Issued by Yugoslavia in 1954 vega3
Issued by Slovenia in 1992 (a banknote) vega1
Issued by Slovenia in 1994 vega
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
Issued by Slovenia in 2005 vega4

VERBIEST, Ferdinand    
Issued by Belgium in 1988 verbiest1
Issued by China in 1989 verbiest2

VIDAV, Ivan    
Issued by Slovenia in 2018 vidav

VON NEUMANN, John    
Issued by Hungary in 1992 neumann
Issued by Portugal in 2000 turing_von_neumann
Issued by Hungary in 2003, on the centennnial of his birth neumann2
Issued by USA in 2005 neumann3
Issued by Tatarstan in 2006 neumann4

WATT, James    
Issued by Albania in 1986 watt1
Issued by Cuba in 1996 watt2

WEIL, Andrei    
Issued by Guinea in 2008 weil

WIENER, Norbert    
Issued by Israel in 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

WIGNER, Eugene    
Issued by Hungary in 1999 wigner1

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

WREN, Christopher    
Issued by Great Britain in 1981 (a banknote) wren1

XIONG QINGLAI    
Issued by China in 1994 xiong

XU GUANGQI (Also known as Xu Guang-qi or Hsu Kuang-ch'i)   
Issued by Taiwan in 1964 xuguangqi
Issued by China in 1980 xuguangqi2
Issued by Guinea-Bissau in 2010 xuguangqi3

ZAREMBA, Stanislaw    
Issued by Poland in 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

ZHUKOVSKY, Nicolai    
Issued by Soviet Union in 1941
zhukovsky4
zhukovsky5
zhukovsky6
Issued by Soviet Union in 1947
zhukovsky2
zhukovsky3
Issued by Soviet Union in 1963 zhukovsky1

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, Hung M Bui, 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.