1st December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st December

Mathematicians born on this day:

1671 : Keill
1792 : Lobachevsky
1847 : Ladd-Franklin
1892 : Ayyangar
1892 : Pollaczek
1948 : Flajolet

1847 : Ladd-Franklin

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1750 : Doppelmayr
1947 : G H Hardy
1977 : May
1983 : Mirsky

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii G H Hardy Leon Mirsky

A quotation for today

G H Hardy (1877 - 1947)

In great mathematics there is a very high degree of unexpectedness, combined with inevitability and economy.

A Mathematician's Apology (London 1941)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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