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  1. Sir Andrew John Wiles KBE FRS (born 11 April 1953) [1] is an English mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford, specializing in number theory. He is best known for proving Fermat's Last Theorem, for which he was awarded the 2016 Abel Prize [6] and the 2017 Copley Medal by the Royal Society. [3]

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  3. Andrew Wiles - Wikipedia

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    Sir Andrew John Wiles KBE FRS (born 11 April 1953) [1] is an English mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford, specializing in number theory. He is best known for proving Fermat's Last Theorem, for which he was awarded the 2016 Abel Prize [6] and the 2017 Copley Medal by the Royal Society. [3]

  4. Andrew Wiles | Biography & Facts | Britannica

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    Andrew Wiles, in full Sir Andrew John Wiles, (born April 11, 1953, Cambridge, England), British mathematician who proved Fermat’s last theorem. In recognition he was awarded a special silver plaque—he was beyond the traditional age limit of 40 years for receiving the gold Fields Medal —by the International Mathematical Union in 1998.

  5. Andrew Wiles (1953 - ) - Biography - MacTutor History of ...

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    Andrew Wiles is an English mathematician famous for having finally proved Fermat's Last Theorem in 1995. View six larger pictures Biography Andrew Wiles' father, Maurice Frank Wiles (1923-2005), was the Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford. When Andrew was born Maurice Wiles was Chaplain at Ridley Hall, Cambridge.

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  6. Andrew Wiles on Solving Fermat | NOVA | PBS

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    Andrew Wiles on Solving Fermat Wiles describes his career-long quest to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, the world's most famous mathematical problem. Tuesday, October 31, 2000 Andrew Wiles...

  7. Andrew Wiles devoted much of his entire career to proving Fermat's Last Theorem, the world's most famous mathematical problem. In 1993, he made front-page headlines when he announced a proof of...

  8. Andrew Wiles Facts & Biography | Famous Mathematicians

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    Andrew Wiles Born: April 11, 1953 (age 60), in Cambridge, England Nationality: British Famous For: Proving Fermat’s Last Theorem Awards: Fermat Prize (1995), Royal Medal (1996), Shaw Prize (2005) Andrew Wiles was born on April 11, 1953, in Cambridge, England. His father, Maurice, was the Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford.

  9. Fermat's last theorem and Andrew Wiles | plus.maths.org

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    Andrew Wiles was born in Cambridge, England on April 11 1953. At the age of ten he began to attempt to prove Fermat's last theorem using textbook methods. He then moved on to looking at the work of others who had attempted to prove the conjecture. Fermat himself had proved that for n =4 the equation had no solution, and Euler then extended ...

  10. Andrew Wiles: what does it feel like to do maths?

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    This is how, on 23rd of June 1993, Andrew Wiles ended his series of lectures at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge. The applause, so witnesses report, was thunderous: Wiles had just delivered a proof of Fermat's last theorem, a result that had haunted mathematicians for over 350 years.

  11. Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem - Wikipedia

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    Sir Andrew John Wiles Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem is a proof by British mathematician Andrew Wiles of a special case of the modularity theorem for elliptic curves. Together with Ribet's theorem, it provides a proof for Fermat's Last Theorem.