1st July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1646 : Gottfried Leibniz
1788 : Jean-Victor Poncelet
1840 : Robert Ball
1906 : Jean Dieudonné
1923 : Herman Chernoff

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1749 : William Jones
1872 : Fernando Pio Rosellini
1957 : Donald McIntosh
1963 : Bevan Braithwaite Baker
1983 : R Buckminster Fuller
2015 : Czesław Olech

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Gottfried Leibniz Jean-Victor Poncelet R Buckminster Fuller


A quotation for today

Jean Dieudonné (1906 - 1992)

Analytical geometry has never existed. There are only people who do linear geometry badly, by taking coordinates, and they call this analytical geometry. Out with them!

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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