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Fermat, Pierre de

Born: 1601 AD
Died: 1665 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Lawyers, Mathematicians

1601 – Fermat was born in Toulous, France on the 17th of August.


1621 – He created Fermat’s theorem after studying Pell’s equation.


1625 – He created the principle of infinite descent and Fermat’s factorization method.


1628 – He created the two-square theorem, and the polygonal number theorem.


1632 – He was the first to evaluate the integral of general power functions.


1665 – He died in Castres on the 12th of January.