27th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1677 : Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr
1719 : Abraham Kästner
1725 : Patrick d'Arcy
1843 : Gaston Tarry
1855 : Paul Appell
1876 : Earle Raymond Hedrick
1879 : Hans Hahn
1889 : Henry Forder
1892 : Mikhail Krawtchouk
1893 : Mohammed Reda Madwar
1904 : Demetrios Kappos
1919 : Jim Wilkinson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1783 : Étienne Bézout
1964 : Pia Nalli
1997 : William Edge
2007 : Moshe Carmeli
2009 : Alice T Schafer

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Hans Hahn Étienne Bézout William Edge


A quotation for today

William Edge (1904 - 1997)

Algebra exists only for the elucidation of geometry.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)



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