13th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 13th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1625 : Erasmus Bartholin
1704 : Alexis Fontaine
1819 : George Stokes
1861 : Cesare Burali-Forti
1887 : Otton Nikodym
1909 : Fabio Conforto
1933 : Mikhail Moiseevich Lesokhin
1936 : Graham Allan

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1822 : Jean-Robert Argand
1882 : Stanley Jevons
1896 : Philipp von Seidel
1910 : Florence Nightingale
1956 : Volodymyr Levytsky
1957 : Carl Størmer
1959 : Anders Wiman
1968 : Øystein Ore
2008 : Henri Cartan

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George Stokes Florence Nightingale Erasmus Bartholin


A quotation for today

William Jevons (1835 - 1882)

It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science.

Theory of Political Economy.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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