Paul Erdös AntoNio bernal, john lee, daniel budnik, Nate Robertson

Known as "The Man Who Loved Only Numbers"

Background

Erdös is a Hungarian mathematician, born on March 26, 1914. He had two sisters who died of scarlet fever. Both of his parents were Jewish math teachers. He was able to work math problems in his head by the age of 4.

Awards

He has won many awards such as the Wolf Prize in Mathematics, the Cole Prize, and the Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences for the US and Canada. He has also won the Kossuth Prize, which was a state sponsored prize in Hungary.

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