Andre Weil

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United States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998)


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Andre Weil was a member of a group of Paris mathematicians who published jointly under the pen name "Nicolas Bourbaki."
In the early part of the past century, influential French mathematicians such as Alexandre Grothendieck, Andre Weil, Henri Cartan, and others were all influenced by the work of a man known as Nicolas Bourbaki.
The one whose mother made Gustave Thibon promise that he would look after Simone's safety and the one whose brother, Andre Weil, was one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century.
Quoted in the June Scientific American, veteran mathematician Andre Weil of the Institute for Advanced Study said, "[T]o some extent, proving Fermat's theorem is like climbing Everest.