5 unfortunate French logicians

According to Jean van Heijenoort, the sad state of logic in France after WW2 was largely caused by the untimely death of several key French logicians/mathematical philosophers.

Prepping for my course on the history of mathematics, starting next week, i’m trying out a couple of tools, such as Timeline JS. Below, a mini timeline of the deaths of these 5 unfortunate mathematicians.

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