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Here are the dates of pivotal female three mathematicians: Sophie Germain (French) 1776-1831, Sonja Kowalevsky (Russian) 1850-91, Emmy Noether (German) 1882-1935.

Arrange them in order with the shortest-lived first.


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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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