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Can you name the Famous Female Mathematicians?

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Sometimes described as the first woman mathematicianGreek
Nurse and statisticianEnglish
Important early twentieth-century algebraist and mathematical physicistGerman
Studied number theory, corresponded with GaussFrench
20th century pioneer computer programmerAmerican
Translated the Principia Mathematica into French; lover of VoltaireFrench
Her 'witch' curve is actually a mistranslation of 'turning curve'Italian
First European woman to hold a university chair in mathematicsRussian
Student of G.H. Hardy, first woman president of the London Mathematical SocietyEnglish
Word's first computer programmer, before computers had been inventedEnglish
Did work in astronomy and mathematical physicsScottish

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