Person: Souza, Júlio Mello e


Júlio César de Mello e Souza was a Brazilian mathematician who wrote very popular texts such as The man who counted under the pseudonym Malba Tahan. Brazil's National Day of Mathematics was instituted in 2013 to be on 6 May, Mello e Souza's birthday

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 6 May 1895, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Died 18 June 1974, Recife, Brazil.

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Origin Brazil

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive