13th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 13th November

Mathematicians born on this day:

1786 : James Thomson
1876 : Ernest Wilczynski
1878 : Max Dehn
1906 : Hans Fitting
1920 : Kollagunta Ramanathan
1922 : Ambros Speiser
1950 : David Broomhead
1959 : Lene Vestergaard Hau

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1944 : Otto Blumenthal
2002 : Frederick Atkinson
2014 : Alexander Grothendieck

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Max Dehn James Thomson Otto Blumenthal

A quotation for today

Max Dehn (1878 - 1952)

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

Quoted in The Mathematical Intelligencer 5 (1983)

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