22nd September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 22nd September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1765 : Paolo Ruffini
1769 : Louis Puissant
1791 : Michael Faraday
1822 : William Oughter Lonie
1873 : Dimitrie Pompeiu
1901 : Friedrich Karl Schmidt
1907 : Wilhelm Specht

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1703 : Vincenzo Viviani
1837 : William Horner
1970 : Vojtěch Jarník
1975 : Enrico Bompiani
1979 : Charles Ehresmann
2000 : Aleksei Kostrikin
2005 : Hans Samelson

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Michael Faraday Paolo Ruffini Charles Ehresmann


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Michael Faraday (1791 - 1867)

A centre of excellence is, by definition, a place where second class people may perform first class work.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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