# Survey: Favourite Mathematician

Please view this survey on http://strawpoll.me/4557622 created by me and vote for your favorite mathematician.

Results of this survey, if they would be, would be announced later.

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(This survey has been created on http://strawpoll.me.)

Note- However, it is not possible for you to vote multiple times on this website, but still some people have reported that they have been able to do that. So please don't vote multiple times and let this survey be a fair survey.

Note by Archit Boobna
5 years, 9 months ago

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My vote to Sir Isaac newton

- 5 years, 9 months ago

I feel we are not yet experienced enough to choose and appreciate mathematicians.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

You are right! I agree. We don't know the contributions of all mathematicians so well that we can choose one.

It's like if you ask a 5th grader about his favourite mathematician, he would probably say Pythagoras.

But still, this is not the "Best Mathematician Survey", this is the "Favourite Mathematician Survey".

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Sir Isaac Newton for inventing Calculus (my favourite topic)!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Good Choice!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Thanks!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

You can vote here !

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Fermat beacuse of Fermat's Last Theorem and his method of Infinite Descent.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Great Choice! Thanks for Voting!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

I don't get why this comment was downvoted two times! There's been a lot of nonsensical downvoting going on nowadays.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

$e^{i\pi} + 1 = 0$. It is Leonhard Euler for me.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

I was waiting for someone to vote for him. Now Euler has 8 votes.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Voted for Sir Gauss

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Great ! Me too

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Even quantum mechanics makes use of gausian integrals. Gauss the best.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Guess what's the best? It Gauss!

- 5 years, 8 months ago

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Did it 3 times! =D

- 5 years, 8 months ago

- 5 years, 9 months ago

But I voted for Srinivasa Ramanujan because reasons.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

People tend to vote for him.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Voting for some one does not mean that one has no respect for others. Any one getting less votes does not mean again that he is not respected. There are many factors that decided favorite. And it is different for each voter. Theoretically one getting no vote can be the the second choice of all voters ! Just to put thing in balanced perspective.

- 2 years, 8 months ago

I admire every one of them but i gave my vote to Srinivasan Ramanujan.After all he is The man who knew infinity

- 5 years, 9 months ago

What does that mean?

The man who knew infinity

That sounds good! Can you explain why you are calling him "The man who knew infinity"?

- 5 years, 9 months ago

His biography is named as The man who knew infinity. Probably because of his contributions in infinite series.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Were you able to vote 4 times?

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Didnt try

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Reimann

- 3 years, 5 months ago

Aryabhatta, he was one of the developers of ancient Mathematics

- 5 years, 9 months ago

It's great to see people still respecting scientists of ancient times, who had formed the base of Mathematics.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Thank you

- 5 years, 9 months ago

All are great personalities , but my single choice goes to "The Ramanujan Sir"

- 5 years, 9 months ago

@Archit Boobna Can you share with us how did you make it?

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Just type strawpoll.me. It is free for anyone to create surveys. It is a website.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

According to the Results so far, No one seems to like the Geom King , Euclid.(Sorry Nihar)

My vote goes to Sir Ramanujan!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Even Nihar has not voted for Euclid, I am waiting for someone to do that. :((

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Let's just keep our hopes high :P

- 5 years, 9 months ago

I know this is not fair but i voted thrice

- 5 years, 9 months ago

But how is it possible? Did you use 3 different devices?

- 5 years, 9 months ago

No. After some time when i first voted i opened the site to see the results then i tried againto vote and my vote was registered

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Whom did you vote for??

I voted for Sir Ramanujan.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

My vote to Gau$\beta$.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

He is the best.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

I see what you did there

- 3 years, 5 months ago

Euler , my favorite! :)

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Srinivasa Ramanujam FTW!!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

I wanted to vote Gauss but I voted for Ramanujan since $1729$ is my favorite. :)

- 5 years, 9 months ago

I voted for "King of mathematics"

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Who?

- 5 years, 9 months ago

It is like if Gauss is the prince of mathematics then Euler is the king.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

My favorite mathematician is Paul Erdos but here I voted Leonhard Euler

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Don't hate me but I love Fermat.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Euler and Ramanujan. It was a difficult choice but I chose for the former because whichever article I read, it most probably has one name for sure.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

I think one more name should also be included Terrence Tau.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

That is a good idea, but I had already put too many names and had still a few left in my mind. Sorry for that. :(

- 5 years, 9 months ago

My choice is Aryabhatta . Proud to be an Indian (:

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Fibonacci for making recursions so much more fun!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Gauss, The complex Calculus Analysis's creater.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

He is no.3 now.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

What's with the down votes. The people who did this think they are better than gauss.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

We're expecting the results of the OPC today, Rajdeep.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Yes, I was just checking the solutions. Till now U have solved maximum.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Will there be a note for the results?

- 5 years, 8 months ago

I am back!

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Whom do you think will win?

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Euler

- 5 years, 9 months ago