6th December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 6th December


Mathematicians born on this day:

1682 : Giulio Fagnano
1812 : Charles Graves
1856 : Walther von Dyck
1880 : Pierre Boutroux
1900 : George Uhlenbeck
1908 : Herta Freitag
1916 : John Kelley
1922 : Leslie Woods
1927 : Benjamin Moiseiwitsch
1941 : László Filep

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1788 : Nicole-Reine Etable de Labrière
1893 : Rudolf Wolf
1925 : Carl Schoy
1959 : Erhard Schmidt
1973 : Joseph Walsh
1990 : Lev Arkad'evich Kaluznin
1996 : Stefan Schwarz

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Walther von Dyck Erhard Schmidt Nicole-Reine Lepaute


A quotation for today

Pierre Boutroux (1880 - 1922)

Logic is invincible because in order to combat logic it is necessary to use logic.



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