7th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 7th July

Mathematicians born on this day:

1816 : Wolf
1845 : Gubler
1888 : Goldie
1905 : Dubreil-Jacotin
1906 : Feller
1906 : Mihoc
1922 : Marchenko

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1900 : Wiltheiss
1922 : Bertillon
1927 : Mittag-Leffler
1942 : Young
1967 : Malcev
1975 : Hodge
1982 : Wilder

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Gösta Mittag-Leffler William Young

A quotation for today

Gösta Mittag-Leffler (1846 - 1927)

The mathematician's best work is art, a high perfect art, as daring as the most secret dreams of imagination, clear and limpid. Mathematical genius and artistic genius touch one another.

Quoted in N Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims (Raleigh N C 1988)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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