15th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 15th August

Mathematicians born on this day:

1795 : Émile Léger
1863 : Aleksei Krylov
1882 : Jean Chazy
1886 : Balfour Lockhart
1892 : Louis de Broglie
1901 : Petr Sergeevich Novikov
1912 : Carlo Miranda
1932 : Marian Țarină

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1758 : Pierre Bouguer
1789 : Jacob(II) Bernoulli
1798 : Edward Waring
1922 : Pierre Boutroux
1953 : Ludwig Prandtl
2002 : Heinz Bauer

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Edward Waring Pierre Bouguer Louis de Broglie

A quotation for today

Louis de Broglie (1892 - 1987)

Two seemingly incompatible conceptions can each represent an aspect of the truth ... They may serve in turn to represent the facts without ever entering into direct conflict.


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