10th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th April

Mathematicians born on this day:

1651 : Ehrenfried Walter von Tschirnhaus
1756 : John West
1825 : Charles MacKenzie
1838 : Frank Baldwin
1857 : Henry Ernest Dudeney
1905 : Eizens Leimanis

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1813 : Joseph-Louis Lagrange
1911 : Samuel Loyd
1930 : William Story
1967 : Oscar Chisini
1988 : Annie Hutton Numbers
2011 : David Hayes

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Ehrenfried Tschirnhaus Henry Dudeney Joseph-Louis Lagrange

A quotation for today

Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736 - 1813)

As long as algebra and geometry have been separated, their progress have been slow and their uses limited; but when these two sciences have been united, they have lent each mutual forces, and have marched together towards perfection.

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