

Paul Erdős
1913  1996
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Erdős posed and solved problems in number theory and other areas and founded the field of discrete mathematics.

Full MacTutor biography
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List of References (18 books/articles)
Some Quotations (11)
A Poster of Paul Erdős
Mathematicians born in the same country
Show birthplace location
 Additional Material in MacTutor
 Pál Erdős's student years
 Hardy and Veblen on Erdős
 Obituary: The Times
 Obituary: The New York Times

Other Web sites 
 Encyclopaedia Britannica
 NNDB
 Washington Post (Obituary)
 Oakland (The Erdős Number Web site)
 Bellevue College USA
  AMS [registration required]
 MAA (Obituary in Mathland)
 Paul Hoffman
 Zala Films (The film "N is a Number")
 Mathematical Genealogy Project


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The URL of this page is:
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