14th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1444 : Nilakantha
1736 : Coulomb
1796 : Brashman
1856 : Markov
1903 : Church
1910 : John
1913 : Zaanen
1917 : Selberg
1935 : Hay

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1746 : Maclaurin
1886 : Hoüel
1946 : Enriques
2008 : Mytropolsky

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Charles Augustin Coulomb Colin Maclaurin Alonzo Church


A quotation for today

Colin Maclaurin (1698 - 1746)

The supposition of an infinitely little magnitude [is] too bold a Postulate for such a Science as Geometry.

Treatise on Fluxions

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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