20th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 20th June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1775 : Jacques Français
1838 : Theodor Reye
1873 : Alfred Loewy
1880 : George Carse
1885 : F F P Bisacre
1895 : Tibor Radó
1917 : Helena Rasiowa
1942 : Neil Trudinger
1946 : Nigel Kalton

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1800 : Abraham Kästner
1942 : Andrew Forsyth
1943 : Edward Van Vleck
1963 : Raphaël Salem
1966 : Georges Lemaître
2012 : William Wager Cooper

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Theodor Reye Alfred Loewy Helena Rasiowa


A quotation for today

Edward Van Vleck (1863 - 1943)

This new integral of Lebesgue is proving itself a wonderful tool. I might compare it with a modern Krupp gun, so easily does it penetrate barriers which were impregnable.

Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 23, 1916.



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