Academic pages in English. Thanks.Pierre de Fermat, 1601-1665. French lawyer and government official most remembered for his work in the foundations of the calculus and in number theory, in particular for Fermat's Last Theorem.

Academic pages in English. Thanks.Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, 1170-1250. Italian mathematician who introduced the Hindu-Arabic place-valued decimal system and the use of Arabic numerals into Europe.

Academic pages in English. Thanks.Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, 1768-1830. French mathematician who studied the mathematical theory of heat conduction. He established the partial differential equation governing heat diffusion and solved it by using infinite series of trigonometric functions.

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