Mathematicians who were born or died on 15th November

Mathematicians born on this day:

1688 : Louis Castel
1738 : William Herschel
1793 : Michel Chasles
1794 : Franz Adolph Taurinus
1894 : Mikhail Yakovlevich Suslin
1900 : László Rédei
1907 : Edward Marczewski
1942 : David Crighton

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1280 : Albertus
1630 : Johannes Kepler
1761 : Giovanni Poleni
1929 : Adolf Kiefer
1976 : Gheorghe Calugăreănu
1996 : Basil Rennie

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Michel Chasles Saint Albertus Magnus Johannes Kepler

A quotation for today

KeplerJohannes Kepler (1571 - 1630)

The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed on it by God and which He revealed to us in the language of mathematics.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.

JOC/EFR May 2017 School of Mathematics and Statistics
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