25th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 25th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1819 : Salmon
1888 : Mazurkiewicz
1893 : Harald Cramér
1893 : Ostrowski

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1777 : Lambert
1828 : Brisson
1852 : Gudermann
1933 : Ehrenfest
1955 : Rellich

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

George Salmon Johann Lambert Barnabé Brisson


A quotation for today

Johann H Lambert (1728 - 1777)

I am undecided wheter or not the Milky Way is but one of countless others all of which form an entire system. Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies is so faint that we cannot see them.

Quoted in E Maor, To infinity and beyond (Princeton 1991)

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