Saturday, 24 August 2013

Pronunciation Guide to Mathematicians Name

Pronunciation Guide to Mathematicians
Abel, Niels Henrik (1802-1829) (Ä bul)
Agnesi, Maria Gaetana (1718-1799) (an YAY zee)
Banach, Stefan (1892-1945) (BÄ näkh)
Berkeley, George (1685-1753) (BÄRK lee)
Bernoulli, Jakob/Jacques/James (1654-1705)(ber NOO lee)
Bernoulli, Johann/Jean/John (1667-1748) (ber NOO lee)
Bolzano, Bernhard (1781-1848) (bolt SÄ no)
Bolyai, János (1802-1860) (BOY AY)
Cauchy, Augustin-Louis (1789-1857) (ko SHE)
Cavalieri, Bonaventura (1598-1647) (kä val YAY ree)
Clairaut, Alexis-Claude (1713-1765) (kla ROW, as in row your boat)
d'Alembert, Jean Le Rond (1717-1783) (DÄ lam bâr)
Dedekind, Richard (1831-1916) (DA de kint)
Desargues, Girard (1591-1661) (day ZÄRG)
Descartes, Rene (1596-1650) (day CÄRT)
Dirichlet, Peter Lejune (1805-1859) (dee ree KLAY)
Euclid (YOU klid)
Eudoxus (408-355 B. C.) (you DOK sis)
Euler, Leonhard (1707-1783) (OI ler)
Fermat, Pierre de (1601-1655) (fer MÄ)
Fourier, Jean Baptiste Joseph (1768-1830) (foo RYAY)
Galois, Evariste (1811-1832) (gal WÄ)
Heine, Eduard (1821-1881) (HI na, not a long a)
Hermite, Charles (1822-1901) (er MEET)
Jordan, Camille (1838-1922) (abstract algebra) (zhâr DÄN)
Jordan, Wilhelm (1842-1899) (Gauss-Jordan Elimination) (your DÄN)
Kovalevskaya, Sofia (1850-1891) (kov a LEF skä yä)
Kronecker, Leopold (1823-1891) (KROW nek er)
Kummer, Ernst (1810-1893) (KUM er)
Lagrange, Joseph Louis (1736-1813) (la GRÄNZH)
Laplace, Pierre-Simon de (1749-1827) (la PLAS)
Lebesgue, Henri (1875-1941) (la BEG)
Lie, Sophus (1842-1899) (LEE)
Legendre, Adrien-Marie (1752-1833) (la ZHÄN dra)
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716) (LIP nits, long i)
l'Hospital, Guillaume Francois (1661-1704) (lô pee TAL)
Monge, Gaspard (1746-1818) (MÔNZH)
Napier, John1550-1617) (NAY pee air)
Noether, Emmy (1882-1935) (NOO ta)
Peano, Guiseppe (1858-1932) (pay Ä no)
Poincaré, Henri (1854-1912) (pwan ka RAY)
Another Poincaré link
Riemann, Bernhard (1826-1866) (REE män)
Sylow, Ludwig (1826-1866) (SEE lov)
Thales (THAY leez)
Torricelli, Evangelista (1608-1647) (tor ree CHEL lee)
Weierstrass, Karl (1815-1897) (vi er shträs, long i)

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