20th May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 20th May


Mathematicians born on this day:

1861 : White
1870 : Montessus
1874 : Hartogs
1901 : Euwe
1901 : Zeckendorf
1908 : Alfven
1946 : Lusztig

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1782 : Emerson
1798 : Bring
1943 : White
2002 : Tutte
2010 : Walter Rudin

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Henry White William Emerson Erland Bring


A quotation for today

William Emerson (1701 - 1782)

Beware of the man who will not engage in idle conversation; he is planning to steal your walking stick or water your stock.



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