Oskar Perron
1880  1975  Click the picture above  
Oskar Perron was a German mathematician best known for the Perron paradox: Suppose the largest natural number is N. Then if N > 1 we have N^{2} > N contradicting the definition. Hence (!) N = 1.  
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