21st February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 21st February


Mathematicians born on this day:

1591 : Girard Desargues
1764 : Ruan Yuan
1915 : Evgenii Mikhailovich Lifshitz

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1901 : George FitzGerald
1912 : Osborne Reynolds
1912 : Émile Lemoine
1932 : James Mercer
1962 : Julio Rey Pastor
1980 : Aldo Andreotti
1990 : Isaac Schoenberg
1996 : Hans-Joachim Bremermann
2009 : Ilya Iosifovich Piatetski-Shapiro
2012 : Vera Nikolaevna Kublanovskaya

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Girard Desargues George FitzGerald Osborne Reynolds


A quotation for today

Émile Lemoine (1840 - 1912)

A mathematical truth is neither simple nor complicated in itself, it is.



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