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|Albrecht Dürer||Niels Abel||Michele de Franchis|
With the exception of the geometric series, there does not exist in all of mathematics a single infinite series whose sum has been determined rigorously.
Quoted in E Maor, To Infinity and Beyond: a Cultural History of the Infinite
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University of St Andrews, Scotland