15th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 15th April

Mathematicians born on this day:

1452 : Leonardo da Vinci
1548 : Cataldi
1707 : Euler
1809 : Grassmann
1886 : Angelescu
1923 : Magenes
1928 : Butzer
1929 : Benjamin
1934 : Wiegold

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1446 : Brunelleschi
1704 : Hudde
1754 : Riccati
1934 : Moffat
1983 : Faddeeva
1985 : Gluskin
1990 : Weise
1999 : Burton Jones
2007 : Woods

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Leonardo da Vinci Leonhard Euler Hermann Grassmann

A quotation for today

Leonhard Euler (1707 - 1783)

Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.
[In Berlin, excusing his taciturnity in conversation with the Queen Mother of Prussia, on his return from Russia]

Quoted in A Vucinich, Science in Russian Culture

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

Previous Day Today Next Day Whole year
Main Index Biographies Index
Birth and death statistics Quotations Posters
History Topics index Famous Curves index
Time lines Chronology Birthplace Maps
Search Form Mathematical Societies

JOC/EFR April 2015

The URL of this page is:

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland