27th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1677 : Doppelmayr
1719 : Kaestner
1843 : Tarry
1855 : Appell
1876 : Hedrick
1879 : Hahn
1889 : Forder
1892 : Krawtchouk
1893 : Madwar
1919 : Wilkinson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1783 : Bézout
1964 : Nalli
1997 : Edge
2007 : Carmeli
2009 : Schafer

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Hans Hahn


A quotation for today

William Edge (1904 - 1997)

Algebra exists only for the elucidation of geometry.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)



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