Mathematician of the day


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The complete list of the mathematician who were born or died today is given at the following URL

It is worth mentioning that “The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive” is a database of famous mathematician and mathematics archive created by by John J O'Connor and Edmund F Robertson is available at the following URL:

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April 30: Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss was born on 30 April 1777. He worked in a wide variety of fields in both mathematics and physics including number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy and optics. At the age of seven, Gauss summed the integers from 1 to 100 instantly by spotting that the sum was 50 pairs of numbers each pair summing to 101.

Quatation by Carl Friedrich Gauss: Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.

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