Mathematicians and Physicists on Banknotes 


"...The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics..."

"A mathematician's apology" - G. H. Hardy


   Al-Farabi,   Abu Nasr    Aristotle,
   Bohr,   Niels Henrik    Boscovich,   Ruggero
   Bougainville, Louis de    Copernicus,   Nicolaus
   Curie,   Marie    Democritus
   Descartes,   René     Durer,   Albrecht
    Einstein,   Albert    Euler,   Leonhard
   Galileo,   Galilei     Gauss,   Carl Friedrich  
   Huygens,   Christiaan    Kaplan, Viktor
   Marconi,   Guglielmo     Mercator,   Gerardus 
   Newton,   Isaac     Nightingale,   Florence
   Nunes,   Pedro    Pascal,   Blaise
   Prat,   Arturo     Tesla,   Nikola
   Vega,   Jurij von     Verrier, Urbain Le
   Volta,   Alesandro      Wren, Sir Christopher  


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