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1869 – Elie Cartan was born in the village of Dolomieu in Savoie on the 9th of April. 1888-1894 – He became a student at the École Normale Superieure in Paris and obtained his doctorate. 1903 – He subsequently held lecturing positions in Montpellier and Lyon, becoming a professor in Nancy.          – He ..

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1873 – Born on September 13th in Berlin, Germany. German mathematician of Greek origin who made important contributions to the theory of real functions, to the calculus of variations, and to the theory of point-set measure. 1881 – Constantin began his formal schooling at a private school in Vanderstock. 1885 – He attended a grammar ..

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1501 – Born at Pavia on the 24th of September. 1520 – He entered the University of Pavia and later in Padua studied medicine. 1539 – He obtained additional celebrity by the publication of his Practica arithmeticae generalis. 1545 – He published the solutions to the cubic and quartic equations in his book Ars magna. ..

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1920 – Born on September 14th in Mendoza, Argentina. Argentinian mathematician. 1947 – He received a degree in civil engineering at the University of Buenos Aires. 1948 – He first met world-renowned University of Chicago mathematician Antoni Zygmund, who would become his mentor. 1950 – Married to Mabel Molinelli. 1959 – He returned to Chicago ..

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1773 – Born in Lamington, New Jersey of a Presbyterian family.   1796 – At the age of twenty-three when he came to Chapel Hill.   1804-1812 – He became the 1st president of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   1816-1835 – Once again he served as president of the University of ..

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1861 – He was born on the 13th of August in Arezzo. 1894-1896 – He was an assistant of Giuseppe Peano in Turin, during which time he discovered what came to be called the Burali-Forti paradox of Cantorian set theory. 1931 – He died on the 21st of January in Turin. 2.7 / 5 ( ..

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598 – Brahmagupta was born.   665 – He was the head of the astronomical observatory at Ujjain, and during his tenure there wrote two texts on mathematics and astronomy: the Brahmasphutasiddhanta, and the Khandakhadyaka.   628 – Brahmagupta gave the first general solution of the quadratic equation.          – Brahmagupta was the first ..

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