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Mathematicians or statisticians on April 26

Posted by Karl Dilcher on April 26, 2017 in News
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Mathematicians or statisticians born on April 26:

Robert Tucker, 1832 - 1905 (biography)

Edward Huntington, 1874 - 1952 (biography)

Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1889 - 1951 (biography) A philosopher who worked on the foundations of mathematics and on mathematical logic.

Asger Aaboe, 1922 - 2007 (biography)

** Those who died on this day:

Osip Somov, 1815 - 1876 (biography)

Lazarus Fuchs, 1833 - 1902 (biography) A Prussian mathematician who worked on differential equations and the theory of functions.

Srinivasa Ramanujan, 1887 - 1920 (biography) Made substantial contributions to the analytical theory of numbers and worked on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series.

Louis Bachelier, 1870 - 1946 (biography)

Arnold Sommerfeld, 1868 - 1951 (biography) A theoretical physicist who worked in electromagnetic theory, relativity and quantum theory.

Carl Boyer, 1906 - 1976 (biography)

Stanislaw Golab, 1902 - 1980 (biography)

Hans Wussing, 1927 - 2011 (biography)

Jacqueline Ferrand, 1918 - 2014 (biography)