12th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 12th October

Mathematicians born on this day:

1904 : Bradistilov
1910 : Fogels
1954 : Masanja

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1492 : Francesca
1682 : Jean Picard
1919 : Wood
1926 : Abbott
1936 : Sheppard
1970 : Andreas Speiser
1984 : Suvorov
2006 : Gerard Murphy
2009 : Gohberg

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Piero della Francesca Edwin Abbott Ernests Fogels

A quotation for today

Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838 - 1926)

Yet I exist in the hope that these memoirs ... may find their way to the minds of humanity in Some Dimensions, and may stir up a race of rebels who shall refuse to be confined to limited Dimensionality.


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