26th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 26th April

Mathematicians born on this day:

1832 : Robert Tucker
1874 : Edward Huntington
1889 : Ludwig Wittgenstein
1922 : Asger Aaboe

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1876 : Osip Somov
1902 : Lazarus Fuchs
1920 : Srinivasa Ramanujan
1946 : Louis Bachelier
1951 : Arnold Sommerfeld
1976 : Carl Boyer
1980 : Stanislaw Golab
2011 : Hans Wussing
2014 : Jacqueline Ferrand

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Ludwig Wittgenstein Srinivasa Ramanujan Lazarus Fuchs

A quotation for today

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

With my full philosophical rucksack I can only climb slowly up the mountain of mathematics.

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