Mathematicians Of The Day

27th October

On this day in 1987, James Mackay was appointed as Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom. He held this position for ten years making his tenure one of the longest in British history.

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Quotation of the day

From Ulugh Beg
It is the duty of every true Muslim, man and woman, to strive after knowledge.
[quoting the Hadith. Inscribed on his gate in Bukhara, 1417]