Eratosthenes of Cyrene
276 BC  194 BC  Click the picture above  
Eratosthenes was a Greek mathematician who is famous for his work on prime numbers and for measuring the diameter of the earth  
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List of References (17 books/articles)
Mathematicians born in the same country

 
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