Mathematicians born on this day:
1837 : Bachmann |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1429 : Al-Kashi |

Hermann Minkowski | Felix Klein | Marston Morse |

**Hermann Minkowski** (1864 - 1909)

The mathematical education of the young physicist [Albert Einstein] was not very solid, which I am in a good position to evaluate since he obtained it from me in Zurich some time ago.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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