23rd February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 23rd February


Mathematicians born on this day:

1583 : Jean-Baptiste Morin
1723 : Price
1861 : Mathews
1905 : Derrick Lehmer
1922 : Anneli Lax
1930 : Shimura
1947 : Bowen
1951 : Mori

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1560 : Lax
1844 : Duncan Gregory
1855 : Gauss
1917 : Darboux
1922 : Backlund
1961 : Stephansen

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Carl Friedrich Gauss Gaston Darboux Jean-Baptiste Morin


A quotation for today

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777 - 1855)

Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.

[on his engagement]

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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