Thomas Bayes was a famous mathematician and Presbyterian minister, and well known today for Bayes Theorem, a statistical formula neamed after him. His Christianity is less well known today.

More about him can be found here: http://godandmath.com/2012/03/22/christian-mathematicians-bayes/

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Thomas Bayes 1702 - 1761 Nonconformist minister and mathematician Originator of the statistical theory of probability, the basis of most market research and opinion poll techniques lived here 1731-1761 Fourth centenary