26th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 26th April


Mathematicians born on this day:

1832 : Robert Tucker
1874 : Huntington
1889 : Wittgenstein
1922 : Aaboe

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1876 : Somov
1902 : Fuchs
1920 : Ramanujan
1946 : Bachelier
1951 : Sommerfeld
1980 : Golab
2011 : Wussing

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Ludwig Wittgenstein Srinivasa Ramanujan Lazarus Fuchs


A quotation for today

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

With my full philosophical rucksack I can only climb slowly up the mountain of mathematics.

Culture and Value

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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