5th May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 5th May


Mathematicians born on this day:

1580 : Johann Faulhaber
1833 : Lazarus Fuchs
1842 : Heinrich Weber
1860 : Charles Chree
1877 : Alexander Brown
1883 : Anna Johnson Wheeler
1889 : René Eugène Gateaux
1895 : Stefan Bergman
1897 : Francesco Tricomi
1904 : Alston Householder
1905 : Margaret E Boyle
1923 : Cathleen Morawetz

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1859 : Lejeune Dirichlet
1957 : Leopold Löwenheim
1972 : William Whyburn
1989 : Stefan Warschawski
2002 : Barry Johnson

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Johann Faulhaber Lejeune Dirichlet


A quotation for today

Stefan Bergman (1895 - 1977)

I speak twelve languages: English is the bestest.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland