## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 23rd February

##### Born:

- 1583: Jean-Baptiste Morin (poster)
- 1723: Richard Price (poster)
- 1861: George Mathews (poster)
- 1905: Derrick Henry Lehmer (poster)
- 1922: Anneli Lax
- 1930: Goro Shimura (poster)
- 1947: Robert Edward Bowen (poster)
- 1951: Shigefumi Mori (poster)

##### Died:

- 1560: Gaspar Lax
- 1844: Duncan Gregory (poster)
- 1855: Carl Friedrich Gauss (poster)
- 1917: Gaston Darboux (poster)
- 1922: Victor Bäcklund (poster)
- 1961: Elizabeth Stephansen (poster)
- 2016: Hendrika Swart

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Carl Friedrich Gauss

I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a mathematician,where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for proof that every doubt becomes impossible.