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Pierre de Fermat
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Born: August 17, 1601

Died: January 12, 1665 (aged 63)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Lawyer

Bio: Pierre de Fermat was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse, France, and an amateur mathematician who is given credit for early developments that led to infinitesimal calculus, including his adequality.

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