6th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 6th July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1849 : Alfred Kempe
1910 : Lothar Collatz
1917 : Henry Jack
1928 : Bernard Malgrange
1945 : Leon Simon

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1476 : Regiomontanus
1854 : Georg Simon Ohm
2013 : Ismail Mohamed

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Alfred Kempe Johann Regiomontanus Georg Simon Ohm


A quotation for today

Johann Regiomontanus (1436 - 1476)

You, who wish to study great and wonderful things, who wonder about the movement of the stars, must read these theorems about triangles. Knowing these ideas will open the door to all of astronomy and to certain geometric problems.

De Tringulis Omnimodis



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