11th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1780 : Crelle
1811 : Le Verrier
1822 : Bertrand
1853 : Pincherle
1870 : Bachelier
1888 : Berwick
1921 : Harary
1921 : Tietz

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1849 : Louis Richard
1895 : Meissel
1924 : Koch
1967 : Shewhart

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Joseph Bertrand Helge von Koch Ernst Meissel


A quotation for today

Joseph Bertrand (1822-1900)

How dare we speak of the laws of chance? Is not chance the antithesis of all law?

Calcul des probabilités.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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