10th December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th December


Mathematicians born on this day:

1804 : Carl Jacobi
1815 : Augusta Ada Byron
1847 : Irving Stringham
1920 : Alfred Goldie
1961 : Oded Schramm

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1626 : Edmund Gunter
1949 : Luigi Berzolari
1968 : Clement Durell
1995 : Sarvadaman Chowla
1995 : Robert Thompson
1995 : Steven Vajda
2011 : Ernst Specker
2016 : Felix Browder

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Carl Jacobi Ada Lovelace Alfred Goldie


A quotation for today

Karl Jacobi (1804 - 1851)

God ever arithmetizes.

Quoted in H Eves Mathematical Circles Revisited (Boston 1971)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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