24th May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 24th May


Mathematicians born on this day:

1794 : Whewell
1820 : Chauvenet
1903 : Orlicz
1909 : Weise
1914 : Cafiero

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1543 : Copernicus
1843 : Lacroix
1896 : Menabrea

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Nicolaus Copernicus William Whewell Sylvestre Lacroix


A quotation for today

Nicolaus Copernicus (1473 - 1543)

Mathemata mathematicis scribuntur
Mathematics is written for mathematicians

De Revolutionibus

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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