## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 13th August

On this day in 2013, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to be awarded a Fields Medal

... for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces.

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##### Born:

- 1625: Erasmus Bartholin Ⓟ
- 1704: Alexis Fontaine
- 1819: George Stokes Ⓟ
- 1842: Gaston Darboux Ⓟ
- 1861: Cesare Burali-Forti Ⓟ
- 1866: Frances Hardcastle Ⓟ
- 1866: Clara Bacon Ⓟ
- 1887: Otton Nikodym Ⓟ
- 1909: Fabio Conforto Ⓟ
- 1933: Mikhail Moiseevich Lesokhin Ⓟ
- 1936: Graham Allan Ⓟ
- 1965: Katherine Okikiolu Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1882: Stanley Jevons Ⓟ
- 1896: Philipp von Seidel Ⓟ
- 1910: Florence Nightingale Ⓟ
- 1956: Volodymyr Levytsky Ⓟ
- 1957: Carl Størmer Ⓟ
- 1959: Anders Wiman Ⓟ
- 1968: Øystein Ore Ⓟ
- 1968: Subbaramiah Minakshisundaram Ⓟ
- 2008: Henri Cartan Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Stanley Jevons

It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science.