14th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1845 : Dini
1865 : Bagnera
1882 : Robert Moore
1896 : Bertram Wilson
1916 : Apery
1919 : Libermann

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1716 : Leibniz
1798 : Ajima
1954 : Fischer
1971 : Hanna Neumann

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Gottfried Leibniz Hanna Neumann Ernst Fischer


A quotation for today

Gottfried Leibniz (1646 - 1716)

He who understands Archimedes and Apollonius will admire less the achievements of the foremost men of later times.

Quoted in G Simmons Calculus Gems (New York 1992)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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