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Paul Erdős

Paul Erdős at a student seminar in Budapest (Fall 1992)
Born (1913-03-26)26 March 1913
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died 20 September 1996(1996-09-20) (aged 83)
Warsaw, Poland
Residence Hungary
United Kingdom
United States
Nationality Hungarian
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Manchester
Notre Dame
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Alma mater Eötvös Loránd University
Doctoral advisor Lipót Fejér
Doctoral students Bonifac Donat
Joseph Kruskal
George B. Purdy
Alexander Soifer
Béla Bollobás[1]
Known for See list
Notable awards Wolf Prize (1983/84)
AMS Cole Prize (1951)

I hope we'll be able to solve these problems before we leave.
My brain is open.
Property is a nuisance.
God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers.
Paul Erdos
Finally I'm becoming stupider no more.
Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.
Paul Erdos
A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
There are three signs of senility. The first sign is that a man forgets his theorems. The second sign is that he forgets to zip up. The third sign is that he forgets to zip down.
Paul Erdos