8th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 8th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1584 : Saint-Vincent
1588 : Mersenne
1634 : Heuraet
1861 : Heawood
1876 : McKendrick
1903 : Rajagopal
1910 : Jacobson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1882 : Liouville
1894 : Helmholtz
1938 : Derrick Norman Lehmer
1963 : Robert J T Bell
1969 : Whyburn

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Marin Mersenne Percy Heawood Joseph Liouville


A quotation for today

Hermann von Helmholtz (1821 - 1894)

Whoever in the pursuit of science, seeks after immediate practical utility may rest assured that he seeks in vain.

Academic Discourse (Heidelberg 1862)



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