## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 18th July

On this day in 1879, George Chrystal was appointed to the chair of mathematics in the University of Edinburgh.

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##### Born:

- 1013: Hermann of Reichenau Ⓟ
- 1635: Robert Hooke Ⓟ
- 1689: Samuel Molyneux
- 1813: Pierre Laurent Ⓟ
- 1853: Hendrik Lorentz Ⓟ
- 1856: Giacinto Morera Ⓟ
- 1899: Robert Schlapp Ⓟ
- 1906: Edwin Beckenbach Ⓟ
- 1939: Marjorie Senechal Ⓟ
- 1941: George Olatokunbo Okikiolu Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1650: Christoph Scheiner Ⓟ
- 1742: Abraham Sharp Ⓟ
- 1930: Robert Fricke
- 1977: Georgi Bradistilov Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Robert Hooke

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