11th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1730 : Bossut
1829 : Ferrers
1842 : D'Ovidio
1889 : Razmadze
1895 : Egon Pearson
1912 : Levinson
1956 : Lions

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1464 : Cusa
1578 : Nunes
1892 : Betti
1939 : Epstein
1948 : Third
1991 : Satoshi Suzuki
1995 : Church
2003 : Armand Borel

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Enrico Betti Alonzo Church


A quotation for today

Alonzo Church (1903 - 1995)

I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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