# 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
4 years, 7 months ago

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## Comments

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My vote to Sir Isaac newton

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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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".

Thanks for sharing your opinion about it. :)

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Good Choice!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Thanks!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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You can vote here !

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Great Choice! Thanks for Voting!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Voted for Sir Gauss

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Great ! Me too

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Guess what's the best? It Gauss!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Did it 3 times! =D

- 4 years, 6 months ago

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"Read Euler, read Euler, he is the master of us all."

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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But I voted for Srinivasa Ramanujan because reasons.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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People tend to vote for him.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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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.

- 1 year, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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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"?

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Were you able to vote 4 times?

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Didnt try

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Reimann

- 2 years, 4 months ago

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Aryabhatta, he was one of the developers of ancient Mathematics

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Thank you

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

My vote goes to Sir Ramanujan!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Let's just keep our hopes high :P

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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I know this is not fair but i voted thrice

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Whom did you vote for??

I voted for Sir Ramanujan.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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My vote to Gau$\beta$.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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He is the best.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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I see what you did there

- 2 years, 4 months ago

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Euler , my favorite! :)

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Srinivasa Ramanujam FTW!!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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I voted for "King of mathematics"

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Who?

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Don't hate me but I love Fermat.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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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.

- 4 years, 6 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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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. :(

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 6 months ago

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Fibonacci for making recursions so much more fun!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Gauss, The complex Calculus Analysis's creater.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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He is no.3 now.

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Will there be a note for the results?

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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I am back!

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Whom do you think will win?

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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Euler

- 4 years, 7 months ago

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