29th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 29th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1825 : Francesco Faà di Bruno
1830 : Thomas Bond Sprague
1873 : Tullio Levi-Civita
1893 : Jason J Nassau
1896 : Wilhelm Ackermann
1909 : Béla Gyires
1912 : Martin Eichler
1912 : Caius Iacob

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1794 : Marquis de Condorcet
1870 : John T Graves
1932 : Alexander Burgess
1944 : Grace Chisholm
1946 : Erich Bessel-Hagen
1980 : William Cochran
1983 : Maurice Kendall
1996 : Gordon Pask
2015 : Emilio Cafaro

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Tullio Levi-Civita Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Grace Chisholm Young


A quotation for today

Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet (1743 - 1794)

All errors in government and in society are based on philosophic errors, which in turn are derived from errors in natural science.

Report and Project of a Decree on the General Organisation of Public Instructions

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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