28th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 28th June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1875 : Henri Lebesgue
1888 : Bibhutibhushan Datta
1894 : Einar Carl Hille
1920 : Nicolaas Kuiper
1928 : Gordon Pask
1929 : Ward Cheney
1934 : Michael Artin

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1796 : Antonio Mario Lorgna
1930 : William J Greenstreet
1952 : William Watson
1972 : Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
1984 : Claude Chevalley

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Henri Lebesgue Claude Chevalley


A quotation for today

Henri Lebesgue (1875 - 1941)

In my opinion, a mathematician, in so far as he is a mathematician, need not preoccupy himself with philosophy -- an opinion, moreover, which has been expressed by many philosophers.

Scientific American 211 (September 1964)



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