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Wacław Sierpiński

was born 140 years ago

14 March 1882

Sierpiński's most important work is in the area of set theory, point set topology and number theory. In set theory he made important contributions to the axiom of choice and to the continuum hypothesis.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Sierpinski/