27th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1857 : Pearson
1897 : Hartree
1905 : Kalmár

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1888 : Faà di Bruno
1925 : Carl Neumann
1929 : Shatunovsky
1972 : Escher

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Karl Pearson Maurits Escher László Kalmár


A quotation for today

Karl Pearson (1857 - 1936)

Modern science, as training the mind to an exact and impartial analysis of facts, is an education specially fitted to promote citizenship.

The Grammar of Science (London 1911)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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