# Definition:Analytic Number Theory/Historical Note

## Historical Note on Analytic Number Theory

The field of analytic number theory was effectively created by Leonhard Paul Euler in $1737$, on the occasion of his discovery of two results:

and:

## Sources

- 1992: George F. Simmons:
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