14th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1905 : Laurence Chisholm Young
1937 : David Hayes
1952 : Emilio Cafaro

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1800 : Lorenzo Mascheroni
1827 : Augustin Fresnel
1865 : Benjamin Gompertz
1943 : John McWhan
1953 : Richard von Mises
1956 : John Wishart
1956 : John Miller
1967 : Schieffelin Claytor
1972 : Thomas Lancaster Wren
2016 : John Carr
2017 : Maryam Mirzakhani

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Lorenzo Mascheroni Augustin Fresnel Richard Von Mises


A quotation for today

Augustin Fresnel (1788 - 1827)

Nature is not embarrassed by difficulties of analysis.

Quoted in A L Mackay, Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (London 1994)



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