Mathematicians born on this day:
1832 : Robert Tucker |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1876 : Somov |

Ludwig Wittgenstein | Srinivasa Ramanujan | Lazarus Fuchs |

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |

**Ludwig Wittgenstein** (1889 - 1951)

With my full philosophical rucksack I can only climb slowly up the mountain of mathematics.

*Culture and Value*

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
This page is a copy of the one at: |
School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland | |

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day426.html |