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Oskar Perron

Oskar Perron (1880 - 1975)

* 7 May 1880, † 22 February 1975

Oskar Perron was born on 7 May 1880 in Frankenthal, Pfalz, Germany. Oskar Perron was a German mathematician best known for the Perron paradox:Suppose the largest natural number is N. Then if N > 1 we have N2 > N contradicting the definition. Hence (!) N = 1. Oskar Perron died on 22 February 1975 in Munich, Germany.

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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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