## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 29th March

On this day in 1938, Ludwig Bieberbach wrote below Issai Schur's signature on a document of the Prussian Academy:-

I find it surprising that Jews are still members of academic commissions.Schur was forced to resign a week later.

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##### Born:

- 1825: Francesco Faà di Bruno Ⓟ
- 1830: Thomas Bond Sprague Ⓟ
- 1873: Tullio Levi-Civita Ⓟ
- 1893: Jason J Nassau Ⓟ
- 1896: Wilhelm Ackermann Ⓟ
- 1909: Béla Gyires Ⓟ
- 1912: Martin Eichler Ⓟ
- 1912: Caius Iacob Ⓟ
- 1918: Lê Văn Thiêm Ⓟ
- 1945: Joséphine Guidy-Wandja Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1794: Marquis de Condorcet Ⓟ
- 1870: John T Graves Ⓟ
- 1932: Alexander Burgess Ⓟ
- 1944: Grace Chisholm Ⓟ
- 1946: Erich Bessel-Hagen Ⓟ
- 1980: William Cochran Ⓟ
- 1983: Maurice Kendall Ⓟ
- 1996: Gordon Pask Ⓟ
- 2015: Emilio Cafaro Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Maurice Kendall

Statistics is the branch of scientific method which deals with the data obtained by counting or measuring the properties of populations of natural phenomena.