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May 15, 2021
Emile Mathieu born in Metz, France. He is most famous for his discovery of the five sporadic simple groups now known as the Mathieu groups. More information about: Emile Mathieu

May 15, 2021
Benoit Mandelbrot received the Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science, an award made every five years at a Columbia University graduation ceremony. He is famous for his pioneering work on fractals. More information about: Benoit Mandelbrot Mandelbrot Set

May 15, 2021
Frans van Schooten born in Leiden, Netherlands. He helped popularize Rene Descartes' analytic geometry by translating it to Latin and by teaching it to his star pupils, Huygens, van Heuraet, and Hudde. More information about: Frans van Schooten