## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 9th November

On this day in 1752, William Braikenridge became a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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##### Born:

- 1731: Benjamin Banneker Ⓟ
- 1842: Giuseppe Basso Ⓟ
- 1846: Mór Réthy Ⓟ
- 1847: Alberto Castigliano Ⓟ
- 1869: Virgil Snyder Ⓟ
- 1885: Theodor Kaluza Ⓟ
- 1885: Hermann Weyl Ⓟ
- 1905: A Adrian Albert Ⓟ
- 1906: Yaroslav Borisovich Lopatynsky Ⓟ
- 1922: Imre Lakatos Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1890: Alexander Yule Fraser
- 1906: Dorothea Beale Ⓟ
- 1907: Georg Sidler Ⓟ
- 1942: Graciano Ricalde Ⓟ
- 1954: F F P Bisacre
- 1966: Daniel Rutherford Ⓟ
- 1981: Lois Griffiths Ⓟ
- 1984: Hans Petersson Ⓟ
- 2012: Serge Mikhalovich Nikolski Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Hermann Weyl

Without the concepts, methods and results found and developed by previous generations right down to Greek antiquity one cannot understand either the aims or achievements of mathematics in the last 50 years.

[Said in 1950]