20th May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 20th May

Mathematicians born on this day:

1861 : Henry White
1870 : Robert de Montessus
1874 : Friedrich Hartogs
1901 : Machgielis Euwe
1901 : Édouard Zeckendorf
1908 : Hannes Alfvén
1946 : George Lusztig

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1782 : William Emerson
1798 : Erland Bring
1943 : Henry White
2002 : William Tutte
2010 : Walter Rudin

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Henry White William Emerson Erland Bring

A quotation for today

William Emerson (1701 - 1782)

Beware of the man who will not engage in idle conversation; he is planning to steal your walking stick or water your stock.

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School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland