Waclaw Sierpinski

was born 135 years ago

14th March 1882

**Waclaw Sierpinski**'s most important work is in the area of set theory, point set topology and number theory. In set theory he made important contributions to the axiom of choice and to the continuum hypothesis.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Sierpinski.html