Paul Erdős
#628 Overall Influence

Paul Erdős

Hungarian mathematician

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Paul Erdős was a renowned Hungarian mathematician. He was one of the most prolific mathematicians and producers of mathematical conjectures of the 20th century. He was known both for his social practice of mathematics and for his eccentric lifestyle . He devoted his waking hours to mathematics, even into his later years—indeed, his death came only hours after he solved a geometry problem at a conference in Warsaw.

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University of Notre Dame
University of Notre Dame

Catholic university in Notre Dame, Indiana, United States

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Victoria University of Manchester
Victoria University of Manchester

British university

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Eötvös Loránd University
Eötvös Loránd University

Public research university in Budapest, Hungary

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Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#14 World Rank
Mathematics