13th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 13th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1786 : James Thomson
1876 : Wilczynski
1878 : Dehn
1906 : Fitting
1920 : Ramanathan
1922 : Speiser
1950 : Broomhead
1959 : Hau

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1944 : Blumenthal
2002 : Atkinson
2014 : Grothendieck

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Max Dehn James Thomson


A quotation for today

Max Dehn (1878 - 1952)

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

Quoted in The Mathematical Intelligencer 5 (1983)



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