19th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 19th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1855 : John Steggall
1876 : Tatiana Alexeyevna Afanassjewa
1894 : Heinz Hopf
1900 : Mikhail Alekseevich Lavrent'ev
1901 : Nina Bari
1913 : Göran Borg

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1672 : John Wilkins
1912 : Wilhelm Fiedler
1918 : Cristoforo Alasia
2004 : László Filep

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Heinz Hopf John Steggall Mikhail Lavrentev


A quotation for today

John Wilkins (1614 - 1672)

It is an excellent rule to be observed in all disputes, that men should give soft words and hard arguments; that they should not so much strive to vex as to convince each other.



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