7th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 7th October


Mathematicians born on this day:

1601 : de Beaune
1875 : Archibald
1885 : Niels Bohr
1899 : Ore
1905 : Ljunggren

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1719 : Montmort
1903 : Lipschitz
1920 : Floquet
1965 : Douglas
1992 : Eichler
1995 : Taussky-Todd

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Niels Bohr Rudolf Lipschitz Jesse Douglas


A quotation for today

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.

Quoted in A L Mackay, Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (London 1994)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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