The following list of students and their mathematical advisors (read from the bottom up) was compiled from the

Mathematics Genealogy Project and Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia

Nicolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499/1500, Brescia – 13 December 1557, Venice)

Short biography

Ostilio Ricci (1540–1603)

Universita' di Brescia

Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642)

Università di Pisa 1585

Vincenzo Viviani (April 5, 1622 – September 22, 1703)

Università di Pisa 1642

Isaac Barrow MT (October 1630 – 4 May 1677)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1652

Barrow studied classics and theology mentored by James Duport who was professor of Greek. He learned mathematics in parallel to that and by working after his graduation with Gilles Personne de Roberval in Paris and with Vincenzo Viviani in Florence.

Isaac Newton PRS (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727)

MA University of Cambridge 1668

Pulleyn was his official tutor, whereas Barrows was NOT a formal advisor but probably had the greatest influence on the young Newton

Roger Cotes FRS (10 July 1682 — 5 June 1716)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1706

Robert Smith FRS (1689 – 2 February 1768)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1715

Walter Taylor (1710- 3 November 1783)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1723

Stephen Whisson

M.A. University of Cambridge 1742

Thomas Postlethwaite MT (1731–4 May 1798)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1756

Thomas Jones (23 June 1756 – 18 July 1807)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1782

Adam Sedgwick FRS (22 March 1785 – 27 January 1873)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1811

William Hopkins FRS (2 February 1793 – 13 October 1866)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1830

Francis Galton FRS (16 February 1822 – 17 January 1911)

M. A. University of Cambridge 1847

Karl Pearson FRS (27 March 1857 – 27 April 1936)

University of Cambridge 1879

Dissertation: Grammar of Science

Philip Hall FRS (11 April 1904– 30 December 1982)

M.A. University of Cambridge 1926

Dissertation: The Isomorphisms of Abelian Groups

Garrett Birkhoff (January 19, 1911 – November 22, 1996)

University of Cambridge

Richard Arens (24 April 1919 – 3 May 2000)

Ph.D. Harvard University 1945

Dissertation: Topologies for Spaces of Transformations

Irving L. Glicksberg (1925-1983?)

Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles 1951

Dissertation: Cesaro Summation in Harmonic Analysis on Groups

John B. Garnett (December 15, 1940 - )

UCLA Faculty webpage

Ph.D. University of Washington 1966

Dissertation: Disconnected Gleason Parts

Donald E. Marshall (December 15, 1947 - )

Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles 1976

Dissertation: Approximation and Interpolation by Inner Functions