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  • 6-28-1830

    Grand Prix awarded by the French Academy of Sciences to Abel (posthumously) and Jacobi for their outstanding work on elliptic functions.

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    Niels Abel
    Carl Jacobi
    Jacobi Elliptic Functions
  • 6-28-1875

    Henri Lebesgue born in Beauvais, France. He invented measure theory in 1901 and the Lebesgue integral in 1902.

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    Henri Lebesgue
  • 6-28-1997

    Wolfskehl Prize for proof of Fermat's Last Theorem awarded to Andrew Wiles. The prize was established in 1908.

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    Andrew Wiles
    Wolfskehl Prize
    Fermat's Last Theorem

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