April 2005

mathematician   mathematician   mathematician

Can you identify the pictured Mathematicians?

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          1
Sophie Germain
2
Paul Joseph Cohen
3
Stanislaw Marcin Ulam
4
Edouard Lucas
5
Honoré Fabri
6*
7
Erik Ivar Fredholm
8
Marshall Harvey Stone
9
Charles Eugene Delaunay
10
Henry Dudeney
11
Andrew Wiles
12
Isabel Maddison
13
Paolo Frisi
14
Christiaan Huygens
15
Leonhard Euler
16
Jerzy Neyman
17
Etienne Bobillier
18
Hsien Chung Wang
19
Kiyoshi Oka
20
Francesco Siacci
21
Teiji Takagi
22
Michael Francis Atiyah
23
Sheila Scott Macintyre
24
Oscar Zariski
25
Felix Christian Klein
26
Ludwig Wittgenstein
27
Paul Albert Gordan
28
Kurt Gödel
29
Jules Henri Poincaré
30
Carl Friedrich Gauss

A quotation for April:

Marshall Stone (1903 - 1989)

For Bourbaki, Poincaré was the devil incarnate. For students of chaos and fractals, Poincaré is of course God on Earth.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

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