6th December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 6th December


Mathematicians born on this day:

1682 : Giulio Fagnano
1812 : Charles Graves
1856 : von Dyck
1880 : Boutroux
1900 : George Uhlenbeck
1908 : Freitag
1922 : Woods
1941 : Filep

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1788 : Lepaute
1893 : Wolf
1925 : Schoy
1959 : Schmidt
1973 : Joseph Walsh
1990 : Kaluznin
1996 : Stefan Schwarz

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Walther von Dyck Erhard Schmidt Nicole-Reine Lepaute


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Pierre Boutroux (1880 - 1922)

Logic is invincible because in order to combat logic it is necessary to use logic.



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