11th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th March

Mathematicians born on this day:

1780 : August Crelle
1811 : Urbain Le Verrier
1822 : Joseph Bertrand
1853 : Salvatore Pincherle
1870 : Louis Bachelier
1888 : William Berwick
1921 : Frank Harary
1921 : Horst Tietz
1933 : Lochlainn O'Raifeartaigh

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1849 : Louis Richard
1895 : Ernst Meissel
1924 : Helge von Koch
1967 : Walter Shewhart

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Joseph Bertrand Helge von Koch Ernst Meissel

A quotation for today

Joseph Bertrand (1822-1900)

How dare we speak of the laws of chance? Is not chance the antithesis of all law?

Calcul des probabilités.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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