Pierre de Fermat, 1601-1665. French lawyer and government official most remembered for his work in the foundations of the calculus and in number theory, in particular for Fermat's Last Theorem.

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Fermat's Last Theorem

Explains the theorem and traces its history. From the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.

Fermat, Pierre de

Biography of the mathematician from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography.

Pierre de Fermat

Excerpt from "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics" (4th edition, 1908) by W. W. Rouse Ball.

Pierre de Fermat

Biography of the mathematician with links to relevant terms and related links. From the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.

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