25th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 25th June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1866 : Sampson
1888 : Threlfall
1908 : Quine
1908 : Elfving

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1671 : Riccioli
1936 : Cohn-Vossen
1941 : Pringsheim
1974 : Lanczos
1978 : Wang
2006 : Kaplansky

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Cornelius Lanczos Irving Kaplansky


A quotation for today

Cornelius Lanczos (1893 - 1974)

Astronomy was the cradle of the natural sciences and the starting point of geometrical theories.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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