Mathematicians born on this day:
1773 : Burckhardt 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1977 : Fox 
Carl Friedrich Gauss  Claude E Shannon  Dan Quillen 
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Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777  1855)
Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.
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