## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 20th July

On this day in 1959, the first International Mathematical Olympiad began in Brasov, Romania.

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##### Born:

- 1789: Antonio Bordoni Ⓟ
- 1803: John Hymers Ⓟ
- 1855: Pierre Puiseux Ⓟ
- 1876: Otto Blumenthal Ⓟ
- 1879: Anton Dimitrija Bilimovic Ⓟ
- 1929: Paddy Kennedy Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1751: Benjamin Robins Ⓟ
- 1790: Giordano Riccati Ⓟ
- 1819: John Playfair Ⓟ
- 1866: Bernhard Riemann Ⓟ
- 1883: John Colenso Ⓟ
- 1911: Hermann Schubert Ⓟ
- 1922: Andrei Andreyevich Markov Ⓟ
- 1923: Albert Badoureau Ⓟ
- 1968: Andrew Young Ⓟ
- 1970: William Kermack Ⓟ
- 1985: Bruno de Finetti Ⓟ
- 1997: Eric Milner Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Bernhard Riemann

If only I had the theorems! Then I should find the proofs easily enough.