21st February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 21st February


Mathematicians born on this day:

1591 : Desargues
1764 : Ruan Yuan
1915 : Lifshitz

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1901 : FitzGerald
1912 : Reynolds
1912 : Lemoine
1932 : Mercer
1962 : Rey Pastor
1980 : Andreotti
1990 : Schoenberg
1996 : Bremermann
2009 : Piatetski-Shapiro
2012 : Kublanovskaya

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Girard Desargues George FitzGerald Osborne Reynolds


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Émile Lemoine (1840 - 1912)

A mathematical truth is neither simple nor complicated in itself, it is.



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