16th January

Mathematicians who were born or died on 16th January

Mathematicians born on this day:

1801 : Thomas Clausen
1877 : Thomas Hakon Grönwall
1885 : Michel Plancherel
1906 : Erich Kähler
1920 : Bill Boone
1925 : Germund Dahlquist

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1834 : Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette
1922 : Henri Brocard
1941 : Christian Beyel

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Bill Boone Thomas Clausen Jean Hachette

A quotation for today

Thomas Hakon Grönwall (1877 - 1932)

His life shows that his unruly spirit found expression, joy, and satisfaction in scientific thinking and creation.
(Einar Carl Hille, writing about Thomas Hakon Grönwall)

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