Mathematicians born on this day:
1875 : Lebesgue 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1796 : Lorgna 
Henri Lebesgue  Claude Chevalley 
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Henri Lebesgue (1875  1941)
In my opinion, a mathematician, in so far as he is a mathematician, need not preoccupy himself with philosophy  an opinion, moreover, which has been expressed by many philosophers.
Scientific American 211 (September 1964)
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