23rd December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 23rd December

Mathematicians born on this day:

1872 : Georgii Vasilovich Pfeiffer
1929 : Bryce McLeod
1936 : Peter Ladislaw Hammer
1938 : Hans Meinhardt
1943 : Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1722 : Pierre Varignon
1890 : Edward Sang
1973 : Ralph Fox
1989 : Richard Rado
2001 : Donald C Spencer
2016 : John Aitchison

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Edward Sang Georgii Pfeiffer Pierre Varignon

A quotation for today

Edward Sang (1805 - 1890)

It is a trite remark, but one that cannot be too often repeated, that art and science go hand in hand.

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