Paul Erdös

1913 - 1996

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Erdös posed and solved problems in number theory and other areas and founded the field of discrete mathematics.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (18 books/articles)

Some Quotations (9)

A Poster of Paul Erdös

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Pál Erdös's student years
  2. Hardy and Veblen on Erdos
  3. Obituary: The Times
  4. Obituary: The New York Times

Honours awarded to Paul Erdös
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AMS Cole Prize in Number Theory1951
AMS Cole Prize for number theory1951
LMS Honorary Member1973
Speaker at International Congress1983
Wolf Prize1983/4


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

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