10th February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th February

Mathematicians born on this day:

1747 : Aida Yasuaki
1785 : Claude-Louis Navier
1842 : Agnes Mary Clerke
1886 : Pia Nalli
1888 : Selig Brodetsky
1888 : David Kennedy Fraser
1894 : Jacov Il'ich Frenkel
1901 : Richard Brauer
1911 : Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh
1932 : Vivienne Malone-Mayes
1944 : Abram Naumovich Trakhtman

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1891 : Sofia Kovalevskaya
1927 : George Greenhill
1951 : George Miller
1994 : Fritz John

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Sofia Kovalevskaya Richard Brauer Claude-Louis Navier

A quotation for today

Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850 - 1891)

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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