Fermat′s Last Theorem

States that
has no whole number solutions for n greater than 2
Historical Notes
1601 Pierre de Fermat was born on 20 August 1601.
1637 Fermat′s last theorem proposed by Pierre de Fermat.
1850 Ernst Kummer showed that Fermat's last theorem is true for every exponent that is a regular prime.
1995 Andrew Wiles proves Fermat's last theorem to be true for all whole number solutions for n greater than 2.

See also: Fermat Number.

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Subjects: Mathematics