25th May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 25th May

Mathematicians born on this day:

1828 : Karl Peterson
1919 : Raymond Smullyan

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1555 : Gemma Frisius
1676 : Johann Rahn
1807 : Nicolas Vilant
1946 : Percy Daniell
1956 : Johann Radon
1963 : Tommaso Boggio
1972 : José Sebastiao e Silva

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Karl Peterson Regnier Gemma Frisius Johann Radon

A quotation for today

Raymond Smullyan (1919 - )

Why should I be worried about dying? It's not going to happen in my lifetime!

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland