12th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 12th October


Mathematicians born on this day:

1910 : Fogels

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1492 : Francesca
1682 : Jean Picard
1926 : Abbott
1936 : Sheppard
1984 : Suvorov
2009 : Gohberg

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Piero della Francesca Edwin Abbott Ernests Fogels


A quotation for today

Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838 - 1926)

Yet I exist in the hope that these memoirs ... may find their way to the minds of humanity in Some Dimensions, and may stir up a race of rebels who shall refuse to be confined to limited Dimensionality.

Flatland


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