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The greatest mathematicians of all time

I have just come across this list and find it pretty unsurprising although Newton at #1 ahead of Gauss and Euler seemed a bit much. Emmy Noether is at #27. Maxwell is not given a ranking but is on the list. A shame I think although I do take the point about JCM working in mathematical physics more than in pure maths.

The Thirty Greatest Mathematicians