1st March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1597 : La Faille
1611 : Pell
1879 : Carmichael
1904 : Dubreil
1912 : Yano

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1862 : Barlow
1884 : Todhunter
1908 : Maschke
1913 : Pieri
1913 : Robert Philip
1978 : Oka

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Isaac Todhunter Robert Carmichael Jan-Karel della Faille


A quotation for today

Isaac Todhunter (1820 - 1884)

[Maxwell asked whether he would like to see an experimental demonstration of conical refraction]
No. I have been teaching it all my life, and I do not want to have my ideas upset.

Quoted in J G Crowther, The Statesmen of Science (London 1965)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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