29th February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 29th February


Mathematicians born on this day:

1860 : Herman Hollerith
1880 : Filadelfo Insolera
1932 : Gene Golub

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1932 : Giuseppe Vitali
1960 : Teiji Takagi

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Teiji Takagi Herman Hollerith Filadelfo Insolera


A quotation for today

Teiji Takagi (1875 - 1960)

We ... hope that the reader has understood that the essential point in algebra does not lie in the nature of the elements (which are not necessarily numbers) but in the way elements are composed.



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