Andrew Wiles

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Birthday
11, 1953
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
England

About

British mathematician who became an expert in number theory and famously proved Fermat's Last Theorem. He was given the Wolf Prize in 1995 and the Royal Meal in 1996.

Before Fame

He was educated at Merton College, Oxford, and at Clare College, Cambridge.

Trivia

His name was given to an asteroid (9999 Wiles) in 1999.

Family Life

His father, Maurice Frank Wiles, was a Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford.

Associated With

He and fellow mathematician, Harold Edwards, both studied Fermat's Last Theorem.