Dimitry Mirimanoff

(Short biography kindly provided by Dominique Torrione-Vouilloz, University of Geneva Archivist) For a description of Mirimanoff's work on Fermat's last theorem by H.S. Vandiver, see Les travaux mathématiques de Dimitry Mirimanoff, L'Enseignement Math. 39 (1953) 169-170).
(On page 176, Vandiver relates that Mirimanoff told him that he had expended a great deal of effort in finding the error in Fabry's "proof" and thereafter he suffered violent headaches whenever he concentrated hard on such problems in number theory.)

Mirimanoff's work in set theory (Ernst Specker-pdf)

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