# Émile Borel

French mathematician and politician (1871-1956)

**Félix Édouard Justin Émile Borel** (7 January 1871 – 3 February 1956) was a French mathematician and politician, originator of the Infinite monkey theorem.

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## QuotesEdit

*Quels que soient les progrès des connaissances humaines, il y aura toujours place pour l'ignorance et par suite pour le hasard et la probabilité.*- Whatever the progress of human knowledge, there will always be room for ignorance, hence for chance and probability.
- Emile Borel (1914).
*Le hasard*. Librairie Félix Alcan. p. 12-13.

- Emile Borel (1914).

- Whatever the progress of human knowledge, there will always be room for ignorance, hence for chance and probability.

## Quotes about BorelEdit

- Just as Borel, the pure mathematician interested in probability and statistics, had no counterpart in England so Keynes, the logician-economist, had no counterpart in France.
- Aldrich, John (December 2010). "Tales of two Societies – London and Paris 1860–1940".
*Electronic Journal for History of Probability and Statistics***6**(2): 4–5.

- Aldrich, John (December 2010). "Tales of two Societies – London and Paris 1860–1940".

## External linksEdit

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