11th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1729 : Bougainville
1851 : Bertillon
1904 : Henry Whitehead
1905 : Kuroda

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1954 : Carslaw
1967 : Ford
1997 : Schiffer
2003 : Bolibrukh

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Henry Whitehead Louis-Antoine de Bougainville Jacques Bertillon


A quotation for today

Henry Whitehead (1904 - 1960)

The British Mathematical Colloquium consists of three days of mathematics with no dogs and no wives.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)



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