1st July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1646 : Leibniz
1788 : Poncelet
1840 : Robert Ball
1848 : Weyr
1906 : Dieudonné
1923 : Chernoff

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1749 : Jones
1872 : Rosellini
1957 : McIntosh
1963 : Bevan-Baker
1983 : Fuller

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Gottfried Leibniz Jean-Victor Poncelet R Buckminster Fuller


A quotation for today

Jean Dieudonné (1906 - 1992)

Analytical geometry has never existed. There are only people who do linear geometry badly, by taking coordinates, and they call this analytical geometry. Out with them!

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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