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Axel Thue

was born 159 years ago

19 February 1863

Thue studied Diophantine equations, showing that, for example, y3 - 2x2 = 1 cannot be satisfied by infinitely many pairs of integers.

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