25th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 25th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1561 : Philip van Lansberge
1699 : Charles-Étienne Camus
1787 : Louis Lefébure de Fourcy
1806 : James Booth
1844 : Thomas Muir
1867 : Gury Vasilievich Kolosov
1867 : Hendrik de Vries
1898 : Helmut Hasse
1904 : John Evelyn
1917 : Tosio Kato
1964 : Maxim Kontsevich

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1679 : Jonas Moore
1822 : William Herschel
1839 : Giorgio Bidone
1867 : Michael Faraday
1926 : David J Tweedie
1997 : Calogero Vinti

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Helmut Hasse Michael Faraday Gury Kolosov


A quotation for today

Michael Faraday (1791 - 1867)

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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