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Can you name the Famous Female Mathematicians?

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

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