11th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th April


Mathematicians born on this day:

1894 : Paul Finsler
1896 : Robert Geary
1904 : Philip Hall
1907 : Henry Scheffé
1908 : Brian Kuttner
1921 : Leo Moser
1953 : Andrew Wiles

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1626 : Marino Ghetaldi
1711 : Louis Carré
1734 : Thomas Fantet de Lagny
1908 : Christian Adolph Mayer
1974 : Abraham Robinson
1977 : Mauro Picone
1989 : Emil Grosswald

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Philip Hall Andrew Wiles Thomas De Lagny


A quotation for today

Andrew Wiles (1953 - )

I will stop here.

Concluding the lecture in which he claimed to have proved the Taniyama-Weil Conjecture for a class of examples, including those necessary to prove Fermat's Last Theorem. (1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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