List of cryptographers

This is a list of cryptographers. Cryptography is the practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties called adversaries.

Pre twentieth centuryEdit

World War I and World War II wartime cryptographersEdit

Other pre-computerEdit


See also: Category:Modern cryptographers for a more exhaustive list.

Symmetric-key algorithm inventorsEdit

Asymmetric-key algorithm inventorsEdit


Algorithmic number theoristsEdit


Government cryptographersEdit

Cryptographer businesspeopleEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Mattord, Michael E. Whitman, Herbert J. (2010). Principles of Information Security (4th ed.). Course Technology. p. 351. ISBN 1111138214.
  2. ^ David Salomon. Coding for Data and Computer Communications. Springer, 2005.
  3. ^ Fred A. Stahl. "A homophonic cipher for computational cryptography" Proceedings of the national computer conference and exposition (AFIPS '73), pp. 123–126, New York City, 1973.
  4. ^ Worrall, Simon (7 October 2017). "This Woman Saved the Americas From the Nazis". National Geographic. Retrieved 1 April 2018.

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