Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1845 : Ulisse Dini
1865 : Giuseppe Bagnera
1882 : Robert Lee Moore
1896 : Bertram Wilson
1916 : Roger Apéry
1919 : Paulette Libermann
1932 : Neveu
1932 : Jacques Neveu

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1716 : Gottfried Leibniz
1798 : Naonobu Ajima
1954 : Ernst Fischer
1971 : Hanna Neumann
2014 : Evgenii B Dynkin

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Gottfried Leibniz Hanna Neumann Ernst Fischer


A quotation for today

LeibnizGottfried Leibniz (1646 - 1716)

He who understands Archimedes and Apollonius will admire less the achievements of the foremost men of later times.

Quoted in G Simmons Calculus Gems (New York 1992)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.



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