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