13th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 13th April


Mathematicians born on this day:

953 : Al-Karaji
1728 : Frisi
1813 : Duncan Gregory
1823 : Schlömilch
1869 : Maddison
1879 : Severi
1909 : Ulam

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1728 : Samuel Molyneux
1906 : Weldon
2004 : David Fowler
2014 : Emma Castelnuovo

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Stan Ulam Raphael Weldon Duncan Gregory


A quotation for today

Stan Ulam (1909 - 1984)

Knowing what is big and what is small is more important than being able to solve partial differential equations.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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