10th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th June


Mathematicians born on this day:

940 : Abu'l-Wafa
1625 : János Apáczai
1816 : Johann Rosenhain
1861 : Pierre Duhem
1885 : Andreas Speiser
1887 : Vladimir Smirnov
1904 : John Semple
1924 : Norrie Everitt
1932 : Pierre Cartier

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1836 : André-Marie Ampère
1875 : Victor Amédée Lebesgue
1903 : Luigi Cremona
1948 : Philippa Fawcett
1972 : Sylvia Skan
1974 : Jaroslav Hájek
1992 : Morris Kline
2007 : Hans-Jürgen Hoehnke
2012 : George Saitoti

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

John Greenlees Semple André-Marie Ampère Luigi Cremona


A quotation for today

André-Marie Ampère (1775 - 1836)

The future science of government should be called "la cybernétique" (1843)
Quoted in A L Mackay, Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (London 1994)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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