24th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 24th July

Mathematicians born on this day:

1851 : Friedrich Schottky
1856 : Émile Picard
1871 : Paul Epstein
1888 : Dunham Jackson
1923 : Christine Hamill
1928 : Errett Bishop

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1934 : Hans Hahn
1964 : Finlay Freundlich
1983 : Eberhard Hopf
1993 : Igor Kluvánek
2014 : David Broomhead

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Hans Hahn Finlay Freundlich Émile Picard

A quotation for today

Émile Picard (1856 - 1941)

In reality the origin of the notion of derivatives is in the vague feeling of the mobility of things, and of the greater or less speed with which phenomena take place; this is well expressed by the terms fluent and fluxion, which were used by Newton and which we may believe were borrowed from the ancient mathematician Heraclitus.

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