22nd December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 22nd December


Mathematicians born on this day:

1765 : Pfaff
1819 : Bonnet
1824 : Brioschi
1859 : Hölder
1863 : Montesano
1869 : Egorov
1877 : Boggio
1887 : Ramanujan
1897 : Jarnik
1898 : Fock
1906 : Levin

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1640 : Beaugrand
1660 : Tacquet
1693 : Elisabetha Koopman
1867 : Poncelet
1885 : Davidov
1928 : Henry Fine
1994 : Todd

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Otto Hölder Srinivasa Ramanujan Jean-Victor Poncelet


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 - 1920)

An equation means nothing to me unless it expresses a thought of God.



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