7th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 7th July

Mathematicians born on this day:

1816 : Rudolf Wolf
1845 : Eduard Gubler
1888 : Archibald Goldie
1905 : Marie-Louise Dubreil-Jacotin
1906 : William Feller
1906 : Gheorghe Mihoc
1922 : Vladimir Aleksandrovich Marchenko

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1900 : Eduard Wiltheiss
1922 : Jacques Bertillon
1927 : Gösta Mittag-Leffler
1942 : William Young
1967 : Anatoly Malcev
1975 : William Hodge
1982 : Raymond Wilder
2014 : Lars GŚrding
2017 : Marina Ratner

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Gösta Mittag-Leffler William Young William Feller

A quotation for today

Gösta Mittag-Leffler (1846 - 1927)

The mathematician's best work is art, a high perfect art, as daring as the most secret dreams of imagination, clear and limpid. Mathematical genius and artistic genius touch one another.

Quoted in N Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims (Raleigh N C 1988)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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