12th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 12th August

Mathematicians born on this day:

1769 : Martin Bartels
1862 : Jules Richard
1887 : Erwin Schrödinger
1930 : Jacques Tits
1933 : Ray Vanstone

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1901 : Ernest de Jonquières
1928 : Charles Chree
1935 : Friedrich Schottky
1945 : Georg Scheffers
1989 : Frantisek Wolf
1996 : Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian

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Jules Richard Erwin Schrödinger Jacques Tits

A quotation for today

Erwin Schrödinger (1887 - 1961)

Thus, the task is, not so much to see what no one has yet seen; but to think what nobody has yet thought, about that which everybody sees.

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