## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 28th December

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##### Born:

- 1808: Athanase DuprÃ© Ⓟ
- 1877: David Drysdale
- 1882: Arthur Eddington Ⓟ
- 1903: John von Neumann Ⓟ
- 1930: Bruce Kellogg Ⓟ
- 1940: Peter Neumann Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1663: Francesco Grimaldi Ⓟ
- 1827: Robert Woodhouse
- 1871: John Pratt Ⓟ
- 1919: Johannes Robert Rydberg Ⓟ
- 1935: Ellice Horsburgh
- 1935: David Johnstone Ⓟ
- 1944: Richard Fuchs Ⓟ
- 1951: Neil McArthur
- 1964: Edwin Wilson Ⓟ
- 2020: Helge Tverberg Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Arthur Eddington

Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.