27th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1867 : Arthur Dixon
1909 : Malcev
1914 : Begle
1923 : Ernest Wilkins

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1754 : de Moivre
1849 : Ruan Yuan
1852 : Lovelace
1904 : Paul Tannery
1990 : Ferenc Radó
1998 : Flato

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Abraham de Moivre Ada Lovelace Paul Tannery


A quotation for today

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852)

The Analytical Engine weaves algebraic patterns, just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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