11th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 11th April


Mathematicians born on this day:

1894 : Finsler
1904 : Hall
1907 : Scheffé
1908 : Kuttner
1921 : Leo Moser
1953 : Wiles

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1626 : Ghetaldi
1711 : Carre
1734 : Lagny
1908 : Adolph Mayer
1974 : Robinson
1977 : Picone
1989 : Grosswald

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Philip Hall Andrew Wiles Thomas De Lagny


A quotation for today

Andrew Wiles (1953 - )

I will stop here.

Concluding the lecture in which he claimed to have proved the Taniyama-Weil Conjecture for a class of examples, including those necessary to prove Fermat's Last Theorem. (1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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