Mathematicians born on this day:
1452 : Leonardo da Vinci
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1446 : Filippo Brunelleschi
|Leonardo da Vinci||Leonhard Euler||Hermann Grassmann|
Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.
[In Berlin, excusing his taciturnity in conversation with the Queen Mother of Prussia, on his return from Russia]
Quoted in A Vucinich, Science in Russian Culture
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.
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