10th December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th December


Mathematicians born on this day:

1804 : Jacobi
1815 : Lovelace
1847 : Stringham
1920 : Alfred Goldie
1961 : Schramm

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1626 : Gunter
1949 : Berzolari
1968 : Durell
1995 : Chowla
1995 : Robert Thompson
1995 : Vajda
2011 : Specker

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Carl Jacobi Ada Lovelace Alfred Goldie


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Karl Jacobi (1804 - 1851)

God ever arithmetizes.

Quoted in H Eves Mathematical Circles Revisited (Boston 1971)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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School of Mathematics and Statistics
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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day1210.html