## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 15th August

On this day in 1956, the Australian Mathematical Society was founded.

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##### Born:

- 1795: Émile Léger
- 1863: Aleksei Krylov Ⓟ
- 1882: Jean Chazy Ⓟ
- 1886: Balfour Lockhart Ⓟ
- 1892: Louis de Broglie Ⓟ
- 1897: Sylvia Skan
- 1901: Petr Sergeevich Novikov Ⓟ
- 1905: Hermann Brück Ⓟ
- 1912: Carlo Miranda Ⓟ
- 1932: Marian Țarină Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1758: Pierre Bouguer Ⓟ
- 1789: Jacob (II) Bernoulli Ⓟ
- 1798: Edward Waring Ⓟ
- 1922: Pierre Boutroux Ⓟ
- 1953: Ludwig Prandtl Ⓟ
- 1978: Viggo Brun Ⓟ
- 2002: Heinz Bauer Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Louis de Broglie

Two seemingly incompatible conceptions can each represent an aspect of the truth ... They may serve in turn to represent the facts without ever entering into direct conflict.

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty