# Mathematician:Chen Jingrun

## Contents

## Mathematician

Chinese mathematician who made significant inroads into Goldbach's Conjecture by proving what is now referred to as Chen's Theorem.

## Nationality

Chinese

## History

- Born: May 22, 1933, Fu Zhou, Fu Jian province, China
- Died: March 19, 1996

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **Chen Jingrun** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Chen Jingrun** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1966:
*On the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and a product of at most two primes*(Kexue Tongbao 17) (in which Chen's Theorem is stated) - 1973:
*On the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and a product of at most two primes*(Sci. Sinica 16) (in which Chen's Theorem is proved)

## Also known as

Simplified Chinese: **陈景润**; traditional Chinese: **陳景潤**; pinyin: **Chén Jǐngrùn**; Wade-Giles: **Ch'en Chingjun**. **Chen** is his family name.

His name can also be rendered **Chen Jing Run**.

## Sources

- 2008: Ian Stewart:
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