Eells 100

In genius rankings, Eells 100 (TR:54) is a 1962 ranking of the greatest mathematicians of all time (see: greatest mathematician ever) according to American mathematician Walter Eells (1886-1963). [1]

List
The following is Eells’ list of the 100 greatest mathematicians:

1. Isaac Newton
2. Gottfried Leibniz
3. Joseph Lagrange (Euler genealogy)
4. Leonhard Euler (Euler genealogy)
5. Pierre Laplace
6. Euclid
7. Carl Gauss
8. Archimedes
9. Rene Descartes
10. Gerolamo Cardano
11. Adrien-Marie Legendre
12. Pitagora
13. Gaspard Monge
14. Jean D'Alembert
15. Agustin Cauchy
16. Joseph Fourier
17. Pierre Fermat
18. John Napier
19. Blaise Pascal
20. Apollonius
21. Leonardo Fibonacci
22. François Viete
23. Ptolemy
24. Christiaan Huygens (Euler genealogy)
25. Regiomontanus
26. Diophantus
27. Colin Maclaurin
28. Jacob Bernoulli (Bernoulli family)
29. Pappus
30. Bonaventura Cavalieri
31. Carl Jacobi
32. Johann Bernoulli (Bernoulli family)
33. John Wallis
34. William Hamilton
35. Niccolò Tartaglia
36. Heron
37. Jean-Victor Poncelet
38. Bernhard Riemann
39. Siméon Poisson
40. Niels Abel
41. Michel Chasles
42. Luigi Cremona
43. Gilles Roberval
44. Roger Boscovich
45. Galileo Galilei
46. Alexis Clairaut
47. Johann Lambert
48. Isaac Barrow
49. Jacques Strum
50. Simon Stevin
51. Augustus de Morgan
52. Brook Taylor
53. Johannes Kepler
54. Daniel Bernoulli (Bernoulli family)
55. Girard Desargues
56. Henri Briggs
57. James Sylvester
58. Lazare Carnot
59. Pierre Maupertuis
60. Charles Babbage
61. Charles Hermite
62. Thales
63. Henry Smith
64. Sofia Kovalevskay
65. Luca Pacioli
66. Hippocrates (of Chois)
67. Gerbert
68. Alfred Clebsch
69. Julius Plucker
70. Hermann Grassmann
71. Peter Dirichlet
72. Arthur Cayley
73. Muhammed al-Khwārizmi
74. Roger Cotes
75. Abraham De Moivre
76. George Boole
77. Karl Weierstrass
78. Sophus Lie
79. Nikolai Lobachevsky
80. Ahmes (the scribe)
81. Jean-Charles Borda
82. Eugenio Beltrami
83. Paolo Frisi
84. Évariste Galois
85. Evangelista Torricelli
86. Jean-Étienne Montucla
87. Otto Hesse
88. Jordanus de Nemore
89. Plato
90. Henri Poincare
91. Jakob Steiner
92. Edmond Halley
93. Andre Ampere
94. Guillaume L'Hospital
95. William Thomson
96. Boethius
97. Ehrenfried Tschirnhausen
98. Bhaskara II
99. Eratosthenes
100. Zeno of Elea

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References
1. (a) Eells, Walter C. (1962). “100 Greatest Mathematicians of All Time” (Ѻ), Mathematics Teacher, 7(55).
(b) Walter Crosby Eells Papers (1890-1963) – NWDA.OrbisCascade.org.

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