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Paul Erdos

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Hungarian mathematician who became perhaps one of the most prolific from the twentieth century, having composing a lot more than 1,500 mathematical articles during his career. He was well-known for his eccentric character and was referred to as “The Oddball’s Odball” by Period magazine. He was created in Budapest and gained his doctorate in Mathematics in the School of Budapest at only 21 yrs . old. He resided a famously minimalist lifestyle and donated a lot of his cash flow to charitable causes and folks in want. He was the only real surviving kid of Anna and Lajos Erdos after his two sisters passed away just times before his delivery. He never wedded and never acquired kids. He and Swedish Leonhard Euler are both mathematicians known because of their prolificness.

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Full Name Paul Erdős
Date Of Birth March 26, 1913
Died September 20, 1996, Warsaw, Poland
Place Of Birth Hungary
Profession Mathematician
Education Eötvös Loránd University
Nationality Hungarian
Parents Anna Erdos, Lajos Erdos
Awards Wolf Prize in Mathematics, Frank Nelson Cole Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada, Kossuth Prize
Star Sign Aries

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N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös1993DocumentaryHimself

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