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Sometimes described as the first woman mathematicianGreek
20th century pioneer computer programmerAmerican
Her 'witch' curve is actually a mistranslation of 'turning curve'Italian
First European woman to hold a university chair in mathematicsRussian
Word's first computer programmer, before computers had been inventedEnglish
Studied number theory, corresponded with GaussFrench
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
Important early twentieth-century algebraist and mathematical physicistGerman
Did work in astronomy and mathematical physicsScottish

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