15th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 15th November

Mathematicians born on this day:

1688 : Castel
1738 : William Herschel
1793 : Chasles
1794 : Taurinus
1894 : Suslin
1900 : Redei
1907 : Marczewski
1942 : Crighton

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1280 : Albertus
1630 : Kepler
1761 : Poleni
1929 : Adolf Kiefer
1976 : Calugareanu
1996 : Rennie

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Michel Chasles Saint Albertus Magnus Johannes Kepler

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Johannes Kepler (1571 - 1630)

The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed on it by God and which He revealed to us in the language of mathematics.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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