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François Édouard Anatole Lucas

François Édouard Anatole Lucas (1842 - 1891)

* 4 April 1842, † 3 October 1891

François Édouard Anatole Lucas was born on 4 April 1842 in Amiens, France. Edouard Lucas was a French mathematician who is best known for his results in number theory. He studied the Fibonacci sequence and devised the test for Mersenne primes still used today. François Édouard Anatole Lucas died on 3 October 1891 in Paris, France.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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