1st November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1535 : Giambattista della Porta
1864 : Ludwig Schlesinger
1874 : Robert d'Adhémar
1913 : Andrzej Mostowski
1919 : Hermann Bondi
1920 : Ambrose Rogers
1926 : James Serrin
1942 : Vitaly Vitalievich Fedorchuk

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1922 : Fritz (Friedrich) Bützberger
1962 : Thomas MacRobert
1971 : Leonard Jimmie Savage

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Giambattista della Porta Ambrose Rogers Andrzej Mostowski


A quotation for today

Giambattista della Porta (1535 - 1615)

Having observed the forces of all things natural and celestial and having examined by painstaking investigation the sympathy among those things, brings into the open powers hidden and stored away in nature; thus, magic links lower things (as if they were magical enticements) to the gifts of higher things ... so that astonishing miracles thereby occur.



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