11th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1730 : Charles Bossut
1829 : Norman Ferrers
1842 : Enrico D'Ovidio
1851 : Julius Gysel
1889 : Andrei Razmadze
1895 : Egon Pearson
1912 : Norman Levinson
1956 : Pierre-Louis Lions

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1464 : Nicholas Kryffs
1578 : Pedro Nunes
1880 : Ramchundra
1892 : Enrico Betti
1939 : Paul Epstein
1948 : J A Third
1991 : Satoshi Suzuki
1995 : Alonzo Church
2003 : Armand Borel

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Enrico Betti Alonzo Church Egon Pearson


A quotation for today

Alonzo Church (1903 - 1995)

I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.

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