Pierre de Fermat
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|Pierre de Fermat (1601 - 1665)|
* 17 August 1601, † 12 January 1665
Pierre de Fermat was born on 17 August 1601 in Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France. Pierre de Fermat was a French lawyer and government official most remembered for his work in number theory; in particular for Fermat’s Last Theorem. He is also important in the foundations of the calculus. Pierre de Fermat died on 12 January 1665 in Castres, France.
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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