27th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th October

Mathematicians born on this day:

1678 : Pierre Rémond de Montmort
1798 : Heinrich Scherk
1856 : Ernest Hobson
1890 : Olive Clio Hazlett
1915 : Robert Rankin
1925 : Hans-Jürgen Hoehnke
1927 : Mikhail Mikhailovich Postnikov

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1449 : Ulugh Beg
1675 : Gilles Roberval
1882 : Christian Heinrich von Nagel
1930 : Ellen Hayes
1974 : Chidambaram Padmanabhan Ramanujam
1987 : Iacopo Barsotti
1998 : Daniel Pedoe

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Ernest Hobson Ulugh Beg Heinrich Scherk

A quotation for today

Ulugh Beg (1393 - 1449)

It is the duty of every true Muslim, man and woman, to strive after knowledge.

[quoting the Hadith. Inscribed on his gate in Bukhara, 1417]

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