# Mathematician:Atle Selberg

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## Mathematician

Norwegian mathematician known for his work in analytic number theory, and in the theory of automorphic forms.

Instrumental in developing a proof of the Prime Number Theorem. Engaged in a bitter dispute with Paul Erdős over priority.

## Nationality

Norwegian

## History

- Born: 14 June 1917 in Langesund, Norway
- Died: 6 August 2007 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA

## Theorems and Definitions

## Books and Papers

- 1936:
*On some arithmetical identities* - 1943:
*On the zeros of Riemann's zeta-function* - 1949:
*An elementary proof of the prime number theorem* - 1949:
*An elementary proof of Dirichlet's theorem about primes in an arithmetic progression* - 1950:
*An elementary proof of the prime number theorem for arithmetic progressions* - 1989:
*Reflections Around the Ramanujan Centenary*