Which known writer was a mathematician?

Rudyard Kipling
Lewis Carroll
Karol Dickens
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Lewis Caroll, author of "Alice in Won­der­land" com­plet­ed his math­e­mat­i­cal studies at Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty, was a lecturer at this Uni­ver­si­ty. He wrote about 250 sci­en­tif­ic papers in math­e­mat­ic­s, logic and cryp­tog­ra­phy. He was in­ter­est­ed in math­e­mat­i­cal puzzles and nu­mer­i­cal games.

Answers distribution

Rudyard Kipling
Lewis Carroll
Karol Dickens
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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flagSwitzerland
14%
78%
7%
0%
14
flagRussia
5%
63%
15%
15%
19
flagUkraine
23%
52%
18%
2%
38
flagCzech Republic
15%
52%
15%
15%
19
flagBelgium
7%
42%
35%
14%
14
flagGermany
16%
41%
26%
15%
150
flagthe Netherlands
13%
41%
29%
15%
51
flagFrance
5%
41%
20%
33%
39
flagFinland
8%
41%
33%
16%
12
flagthe United States
24%
40%
21%
13%
79
flagPoland
18%
39%
28%
13%
13608
flagIndia
45%
36%
0%
18%
11
flagCanada
5%
35%
30%
30%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
28%
33%
23%
15%
39
flagAustria
28%
33%
23%
14%
21
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
28%
34%
17%
325
flagSweden
8%
25%
50%
16%
12
flagUnknown
21%
23%
40%
14%
639
flagNorway
25%
20%
37%
16%
24
flagSpain
56%
12%
25%
6%
16

Gender

men30%
women35%
Rudyard Kipling
19%
21%
Lewis Carroll
30%
35%
Karol Dickens
35%
30%
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
14%
12%

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