10th February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th February


Mathematicians born on this day:

1747 : Aida
1785 : Navier
1842 : Clerke
1886 : Nalli
1888 : Brodetsky
1888 : Kennedy-Fraser
1894 : Frenkel
1901 : Brauer
1911 : Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh
1932 : Malone-Mayes
1944 : Trahtman

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1891 : Kovalevskaya
1927 : Greenhill
1951 : George Miller
1994 : John

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Sofia Kovalevskaya Richard Brauer Claude-Louis Navier


A quotation for today

Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850 - 1891)

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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