27th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th June

Mathematicians born on this day:

1767 : Alexis Bouvard
1806 : Augustus De Morgan
1826 : Morgan Crofton
1834 : Erastus De Forest
1850 : Jorgen Gram
1853 : John Kerr
1868 : Charles Tweedie
1899 : Lois Griffiths
1915 : Aleksandr Yakovlevich Povzner
1940 : Daniel Quillen

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1831 : Sophie Germain
1880 : Carl Borchardt
1883 : William Spottiswoode
1952 : Max Dehn
1975 : Geoffrey Taylor
1989 : Newby Curle

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Augustus De Morgan Marie-Sophie Germain Max Dehn

A quotation for today

Augustus De Morgan (1806 - 1871)

Every science that has thriven has thriven upon its own symbols: logic, the only science which is admitted to have made no improvements in century after century, is the only one which has grown no symbols.

Transactions Cambridge Philosophical Society, 10 (1864)

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