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This is a list of noted scientists ordered by by nationality.

Afghanistan

Albania

Argentina

Armenia

  • Boris Babaian - he got the awards (from the Soviet Union): the USSR State Prize for his achievements in 1974 in the field of computer-aided design, and the Lenin Prize in 1987 for the Elbrus-2 supercomputer design. Since 1984, he has been a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (later - Russian Academy of Sciences)

Australia

  • Peter Gavin Hall, one of only three researchers based outside of North America to win the COPSS presidents' Award; Mathematics, statistics; died in 2016

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Belarusia

  • Lev Vygotsky, credited for starting the concept, zone of proximal development, or ZPD, which is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she cannot do; Psychology; died in 1934

Belgium

Belize

Bermuda

Bolivia

  • Roberto Iván Aguilar Gómez. - minister of the Ministry of Education; economist

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Alojz Benac - became a corresponding member of the Yugoslav/Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Archeology; died in 1992.

Brazil

Bulgaria

  • Lyubomir Ivanov, got the award, Acad. Nikola Obreshkov Prize, the highest Bulgarian award in mathematics.; Linguistics, Mathematics

Canada

Czechia

Chile

China

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  • Xu Guangxian, was president of the Chinese Chemical Society; Chemistry; died in 2015
  • Zhang Heng, made the first seismometer; Astronomy, engineering, meteorology, geology, philosophy, and mathematics; died in 139 A.D.

Croatia

Czechia

  • Petr Vopěnka, he developed Alternative set theory; died in 2015

Denmark

Egypt

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Estonia

Fiji

  • Mahendra Reddy - minister of Ministry for Education, National Heritage, Culture and Arts

France

See also: Category:French mathematicians

Finland

Georgia

Germany

See also: Category:German mathematicians

Great Britain

England

Greece

Guatemala

  • Ricardo Bressani, one of the 42 founding members of the Third World Academy of Sciences, later known as The World Academy of Sciences; Biochemistry, Nutrition; died in 2015

Guyana

  • Opendra Narayan - he is known for engineering a type of HIV that could cause AIDS-like disease in monkeys; the veterinarian died in 2007

Haiti

  • Jean-Baptiste Chavannes - he got the Goldman Environmental Prize for his work on forest protection; he is an agronomist.

Holland

Honduras

Hungary

Iceland

  • Gísli Guðjónsson - he is the creator of the Gudjonsson suggestibility scale

India

India

Indonesia

Italy

Iran

Japan

Kazakhstan

  • Askar Dzhumadildayev - member of the Kazakhstan National Academy of Science. He is a former member of Supreme Council of Kazakh SSR and Republic of Kazakhstan; he is a mathematician and physicist.

Kosovo

  • Idriz Ajeti (the first chief of Kosova Academy of Sciences and Arts)

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

  • Daosavanh Sanamxay - the discoverer of the Laotian giant flying squirrel(en); biologist

Latvia

Macedonia

Morocco

  • Ibn Ghazi al-Miknasi, wrote Meknes's history and a commentary to the treatise of Ibn al-Banna; a work that explained the mentioned work, was named ["The desire of students for an explanation of the calculator's craving"] Bughyat al-tulab fi sharh munyat al-hussab (including, arithmetic and algebraic methods). Mathematics, linguistics; died in 1513

Nepal

  • Kumud Dhital - he is one of the members of the team that first transplanted a heart donated after circulatory death (DCD), where the heart has stopped beating; he is a surgeon.

New Zealand

North Korea

  • Ri Sung-gi (He is the inventor of Vinalon, and he got the Lenin Prize)

Norway

  • Niels Henrik Abel, did the first complete proof demonstrating the impossibility of solving the general quintic equation (en) in radicals; died in 1829

Romania

Russia

Solomon Islands

  • Hikuna Judge, collected the first known sample of the Vangunu giant rat; Tyrone Lavery and Judge gave the first species description (for the Vangunu giant rat)

South Africa

South Korea

  • Yanghee Choi - he is a former minister of Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning; he is a computer scientist.

Sweden

Switzerland

Syria

Thailand

  • Phraya Anuman Ratchathon - he was the first Thai scholar to conduct a serious study of Thai folkloristics, taking notes on the nocturnal village spirits of Thai folklore; the anthropologist and ethnographer died in 1969

Tunisia

  • Abbas Bahri, introduced the method of the critical points at infinity, which is a fundamental step in the calculus of variations; Mathematics, Variational analysis; died in 2016

Turkey

Ukraine

United States

Vietnam

  • Ngô Bảo Châu - best known for proving the fundamental lemma for automorphic forms (en). He is the first Vietnamese national to have received the Fields Medal; mathematician

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