Pierre de Fermat Quote
“I have discovered a truly remarkable proof of this theorem which this margin is too small to contain.”
―Pierre de Fermat
Cuius rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPierre de Fermat
Born: August 17, 1601
Died: January 12, 1665 (aged 63)
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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