6th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 6th July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1849 : Kempe
1910 : Collatz
1928 : Malgrange
1945 : Simon

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1476 : Regiomontanus
1854 : Ohm

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Alfred Kempe Johann Regiomontanus Georg Simon Ohm


A quotation for today

Johann Regiomontanus (1436 - 1476)

You, who wish to study great and wonderful things, who wonder about the movement of the stars, must read these theorems about triangles. Knowing these ideas will open the door to all of astronomy and to certain geometric problems.

De Tringulis Omnimodis



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