25th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 25th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1561 : Lansberge
1699 : Camus
1787 : Lefebure
1844 : Muir
1867 : Kolosov
1867 : Hendrik de Vries
1898 : Hasse
1917 : Kato
1964 : Kontsevich

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1679 : Jonas Moore
1867 : Faraday
1926 : David J Tweedie
1997 : Vinti

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Helmut Hasse Michael Faraday Gury Kolosov


A quotation for today

Michael Faraday (1791 - 1867)

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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