28th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 28th July

Mathematicians born on this day:

1849 : Robert Scott
1923 : Thomas Flett
1925 : Giovanni Prodi
1928 : John Bell
1954 : Gerd Faltings

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1818 : Gaspard Monge
1895 : Giuseppe Basso
1944 : Ralph Fowler
1956 : Luigi Fantappiè
1987 : István Fenyő
1988 : Caleb Gattegno
2011 : Heinrich-Wolfgang Leopoldt
2013 : László Kovács

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Gaspard Monge Gerd Faltings Ralph Howard Fowler

A quotation for today

John Bell (1928 - 1990)

I felt that Einstein's intellectual superiority over Bohr, in this instance, was enormous; a vast gulf between the man who saw clearly what was needed, and the obscurantist.

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