Names beginning with W


The number of words in the biography is given in brackets. A * indicates that there is a portrait.

Waerden, Bartel van der (2143*)
Wafa al-Buzjani Abu'l (1128)
Wald, Abraham (1482*)
Wales, Muriel (552*)
Walfisz, Arnold (1930*)
Walker, Geoffrey (805*)
Walker, John (558*)
Wall, C Terence (925*)
Wall, Hubert (2387*)
Wallace, Alexander (900*)
Waller, Derek (1539*)
Wallace, William (1339*)
Wallis, John (2459*)
Walsh, John (2944)
Walsh, Joseph (1101*)
Walter, Marion (2921*)
Walton, Ernest Thomas
Wang, Hsien (656)
Wang, Yuan (1056*)
Wang H'siao-t'ung (1558)
Wang Xiaotong (1484)
Wangerin, Albert (1054*)
Wantzel, Pierre (1030)
Ward, Seth (1873*)
Warga, Jack (1997*)
Waring, Edward (1404*)
Warner, Mary (1861*)
Warschawski, Stefan (1062*)
Waterston, John (961*)
Watson, G Neville (1037*)
Watson, Henry (543*)
Watson, William (497*)
Watt, James (264)
Wattie, James (420)
Wazewski, Tadeusz (779*)

Weatherburn, Charles (2279*)
Weatherhead, Kenneth (407)
Weaver, Warren (1590*)
Weber, Heinrich (2440*)
Weber, Heinrich F (737*)
Weber, Wilhelm (2606*)
Wedderburn, Joseph (1883*)
Wegner, Udo (2211*)
Weierstrass, Karl (2620*)
Weil, André (3165*)
Weiler, Adolf (319)
Weingarten, Julius (738*)
Weinstein, Alexander (412*)
Weisbach, Julius (531*)
Weise, Karl (1222*)
Welchman, Gordon (2287*)
Weldon, Raphael (1350*)
Wending, Mei (1793)
Wenninger, Magnus (2038*)
Werner, Johann (932*)
Werner, Wendelin (1742*)
Wessel, Caspar (1698)
West, John (1206)
Wexler-Kreindler, Eléna (808)
Weyl, Hermann (2315*)
Weyr, Eduard (2580*)
Weyr, Emil (2081*)
Wheat, Mary Gray (1369*)
Wheeler, Anna J Pell (2520*)
Whewell, William (2104*)
Whish, Charles (2241)
Whiston, William (1351*)
White, Henry (1469*)
Whitehead, Alfred N (2354*)
Whitehead, J Henry C (1913*)
Whiteside, Tom (2723*)
Whitney, Hassler (1262*)
Whittaker, Edmund (1504*)
Whittaker, John (1558*)
Whyburn, Gordon (1111*)
Whyburn, William (2259*)

Widman, Johannes (627)
Wiegold, James (2631*)
Wielandt, Helmut (717*)
Wien, Wilhelm (3028*)
Wiener, Christian (975)
Wiener, Hermann (556*)
Wiener, Norbert (2481*)
Wigner, Eugene (2528*)
Wilczynski, Ernest (675*)
Wilder, Raymond (1790*)
Wiles, Andrew (1518*)
Wilf, Herbert (2685*)
Wilkins, Ernest (1225*)
Wilkins, John (2498*)
Wilkinson, Jim (1045*)
Wilks, Samuel (2559*)
William of Ockham (1508*)
Williams, William (1318*)
Williamson, John (677)
Willock, Sophie (1550*)
Wilson, Alexander (818*)
Wilson, Bertram (137)
Wilson, Edwin (691*)
Wilson, John (597*)
Wilson, John [2] (460)
Wiltheiss, Ernst (842*)
Wilton, John (208)
Wiman, Anders (2075*)
Winckelmann, Maria (1617)
Winkler, Wilhelm (756*)
Wintner, Aurel (1485*)
Wirtinger, Wilhelm (2177*)
Wishart, John (1084*)
Witt, Ernst (2409*)
Witt, Johan de (846*)
Witten, Edward (1254*)
Wittgenstein, Ludwig (2835*)
Wittich, Paul (1568)

Wolf, Frantisek (1386*)
Wolf, Rudolph (1318*)
Wolfowitz, Jacob (1061*)
Wolstenholme, Joseph (713*)
Wong, Yung-Chow
Wood, Frances (1767*)
Woodhouse, Robert (660)
Woods, Leslie (1632*)
Woodward, Robert (2331*)
Wren, Christopher (3074*)
Wren, Thomas (1330*)
Wright, Edward M (2216*)
Wright, Sewall (1370*)
Wrinch, Dorothy (978*)
Wronski, Hoëné (1188*)
Wu, Sijue (1227*)
Wu, Wen-Tsun (1527*)
Wussing, Hans (2485*)
Wylie, Shaun (1733*)


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