30th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 30th April

Mathematicians born on this day:

1773 : Johann Karl Burckhardt
1777 : Carl Friedrich Gauss
1861 : John Clark
1875 : Archibald Milne
1911 : Wolfgang Hahn
1916 : Claude E Shannon

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1977 : Charles Fox
1989 : Gottfried Köthe
2011 : Daniel Quillen
2012 : Bruce Kellogg

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Carl Friedrich Gauss Claude E Shannon Dan Quillen

A quotation for today

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777 - 1855)

Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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