22nd August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 22nd August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1647 : Papin
1860 : Pullar
1923 : Yamabe
1927 : Leopoldt

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1664 : Cunitz
1676 : Cocker
1700 : Siguenza
1752 : Whiston
1794 : Dionis
1907 : Poretsky
1925 : Czuber
1974 : Bronowski
1975 : Mostowski

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Edward Cocker William Whiston Andrzej Mostowski


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty
A quotation for today

Jacob Bronowski (1908 - 1974)

... I find both a special pleasure and constraint in describing the progress of mathematics, because it has been part of so much speculation: a ladder for mystical as well as rational thought in the intellectual ascent of man.

The Ascent of Man


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