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Sometimes described as the first woman mathematician
Greek
Important early twentiethcentury algebraist and mathematical physicist
German
Word's first computer programmer, before computers had been invented
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First European woman to hold a university chair in mathematics
Russian
20th century pioneer computer programmer
American
Translated the Principia Mathematica into French; lover of Voltaire
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Her 'witch' curve is actually a mistranslation of 'turning curve'
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Student of G.H. Hardy, first woman president of the London Mathematical Society
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Nurse and statistician
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Studied number theory, corresponded with Gauss
French
Did work in astronomy and mathematical physics
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