20th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 20th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1674 : Eustachio Manfredi
1842 : Alexander von Brill
1861 : Frank Cole
1874 : Mihály Bauer
1887 : Erich Hecke
1906 : Vera Nikolaevna Faddeeva
1922 : Jack Warga
1925 : Keith Stewartson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1804 : Pierre Méchain
1882 : Charles Briot
1930 : Moritz Pasch
1982 : Frederick Bath
1996 : Paul Erdős

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Moritz Pasch Paul Erdős Alexander von Brill


A quotation for today

Paul Erdős (1913 - 1996)

My mother said, "Even you, Paul, can be in only one place at one time." Maybe soon I will be relieved of this disadvantage. Maybe, once I've left, I'll be able to be in many places at the same time. Maybe then I'll be able to collaborate with Archimedes and Euclid.

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