22nd November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 22nd November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1753 : Dugald Stewart
1803 : Giusto Bellavitis
1837 : Hermann Bleuler
1840 : Émile Lemoine
1909 : Ottó Varga
1910 : Floyd Burton Jones

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1784 : Paolo Frisi
1912 : Hermann Bleuler
1930 : Peter Pinkerton
1944 : Arthur Eddington
1986 : Nikolai Grigor'evich Chudakov
1996 : Garrett Birkhoff
2001 : Luis Antonio Santaló
2007 : Ronald Mitchell

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Arthur Eddington Garrett Birkhoff Paolo Frisi


A quotation for today

Arthur Eddington (1882 - 1944)

I believe there are 15 747 724 136 275 002 577 605 653 961 181 555 468 044 717 914 527 116 709 366 231 425 076 185 631 031 296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons.

[(136 x 2256) Tarner lecture 1938]

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