#### Quote of the day

I was extravagant in the matter of cameras - anything photographic - I had to have the best. But that was to further my work. In most things I have gone along with the plainest - or without.

#### David Hilbert

**Born:**January 23, 1862

**Died:**February 14, 1943

**(aged 81)**

**Bio:**David Hilbert was a German mathematician. He is recognized as one of the most influential and universal mathematicians of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

**Known for:**

- The Foundations Of Geometry (1902)
- Geometry and the imagination
- Principles of Mathematical Logic
- The theory of algebraic number fields
- Theory of algebraic invariants

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