Diophantus of Alexandria
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|Diophantus of Alexandria (200 - 284)|
* about 200, † about 284
Diophantos of Alexandria was born about 200. Diophantus was a Greek mathematician, sometimes known as “the father of algebra”, who is best known for his Arithmetica. This had an enormous influence on the development of number theory. Diophantus of Alexandria died about 284.
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This work is a derivative of:
 O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014