Mathematicians who were born or died on 18th January


Mathematicians born on this day:

1853 : Fabian Franklin
1856 : Luigi Bianchi
1880 : Paul Ehrenfest
1901 : Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky
1908 : Jacob Bronowski

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1873 : Charles Dupin
1963 : Edward Titchmarsh
1981 : Rufus Isaacs
2011 : John Herivel

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Charles Dupin Luigi Bianchi Edward Titchmarsh


A quotation for today

TitchmarshEdward Titchmarsh (1899 - 1963)

I met a man once who told me that far from believing in the square root of minus one, he didn't believe in minus one. This is at any rate a consistent attitude.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.



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