14th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th June

Mathematicians born on this day:

1444 : Nilakantha
1736 : Charles Augustin Coulomb
1796 : Nikolai Dmetrievich Brashman
1856 : Andrei Andreyevich Markov
1903 : Alonzo Church
1910 : Fritz John
1913 : Adriaan Cornelis Zaanen
1917 : Atle Selberg
1935 : Louise Szmir Hay

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1746 : Colin Maclaurin
1886 : Jules Hoüel
1946 : Federigo Enriques
1957 : Theodoros Varopoulos
1969 : Ottó Varga
2008 : Yurii Alekseevich Mitropolskii

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Charles Augustin Coulomb Colin Maclaurin Alonzo Church

A quotation for today

Colin Maclaurin (1698 - 1746)

The supposition of an infinitely little magnitude [is] too bold a Postulate for such a Science as Geometry.

Treatise on Fluxions

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