Joséphine Guidy Wandja is an Ivorian mathematician. She is known for her work for being the first African woman to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics.
Maria Winckelmann was a gifted German astronomer and the first woman to discover a comet. Even though her husband originally took credit for the discovery, he later admitted that she was the actual discoverer of the comet.
Hypatia was born in Alexandria, Egypt circa 350–370, and died in 415 AD. She was known for her work in philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy and she is the first female mathematician whose life was well-documented.
Rózsa was born Rózsa Politzer in Budapest, Hungary on February 17, 1905, and died on February 16, 1977. She later changed her name to Péter. She is considered one of the founders of the recursive function theory of mathematics.
Grace Hopper is a computer scientist, mathematician, and a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. She was born on December 9th, 1906 in New York City.