4th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 4th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1809 : Luigi Menabrea
1848 : Heinrich Bruns
1889 : Vyacheslaw Vassilievich Stepanov
1899 : Hildegard Ille

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1784 : César-François Cassini de Thury
1969 : Marcel Riesz
1978 : Herbert Dingle
1984 : Ernst Stueckelberg
1996 : Joan Clarke
2011 : Hans Grauert

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Heinrich Bruns Luigi Menabrea Marcel Riesz


A quotation for today

Ernst Stueckelberg (1905 - 1984)

He [Stueckelberg] did the work and walks alone toward the sunset; and, here I [Feynman] am, covered in all the glory, which rightfully should be his !
Quote by Richard Feynman

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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