13th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 13th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1625 : Bartholin
1704 : Fontaine des Bertins
1819 : Stokes
1861 : Burali-Forti
1887 : Nikodym
1909 : Conforto
1933 : Lesokhin
1936 : Graham Allan

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1822 : Argand
1882 : Jevons
1896 : Seidel
1910 : Nightingale
1956 : Levytsky
1957 : Stormer
1959 : Wiman
1968 : Ore
2008 : Henri Cartan

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

George Stokes Florence Nightingale Erasmus Bartholin


A quotation for today

William Jevons (1835 - 1882)

It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science.

Theory of Political Economy.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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