14th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1530 : Giovanni Benedetti
1737 : Charles Hutton
1842 : Gaston Darboux
1850 : Walter Rouse Ball
1865 : Guido Castelnuovo
1866 : Charles De la Vallée Poussin
1867 : Charles Noble
1906 : Eugene Lukacs
1914 : Tadeusz Boleslaw Ślebarski

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1886 : Edmond Laguerre
1922 : Sophie Willock Bryant
1930 : Florian Cajori
1934 : William McFadden Orr
1943 : Flora Philip
1956 : Hans Hamburger
2007 : Alexandru Lupas

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Gaston Darboux Charles De la Vallée Poussin Edmond Laguerre


A quotation for today

Florian Cajori (1859 - 1930)

The best review of arithmetic consists in the study of algebra.

The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States



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