Mathematician:Júlio César de Mello e Souza

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Mathematician

Mathematics professor who became famous his works on recreational mathematics, in particular O Homem que Calculava (The Man Who Counted), written under the name Malba Tahan.


Nationality

Brazilian


History

  • Born: May 6, 1895, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Died: June 18, 1974, Recife, Brazil


Publications

  • Aventuras do Rei Baribê, (Adventures of King Baribê)
  • A Caixa do Futuro, (The Box of the Future)
  • Céu de Alá, (Allah's Heaven)
  • A Sombra do Arco-Íris, (The Rainbow's Shadow)
  • 1949: O Homem que Calculava (The Man Who Counted)
  • Lendas do Céu e da Terra, (Legends of Heaven and Earth)
  • Lendas do Deserto (Legends of the Desert)
  • Lendas do Oásis (Legends of the Oasis)
  • Lendas do Povo de Deus (Legends of God's People)
  • Maktub! (It is Written!)
  • Matemática Divertida e Curiosa (Enjoyable and Curious Mathematics)
  • Os Melhores Contos (The Best Tales)
  • Meu Anel de Sete Pedras (My Ring of Seven Stones)
  • Mil Histórias Sem Fim (A Thousand Unending Tales) (2 volumes)
  • Minha Vida Querida (My Dear Life)
  • Novas Lendas Orientais (New Oriental Legends)
  • Salim, o Mágico (Salim, the Magician)
  • Acordaram-me de Madrugada (They Woke Me Up In the Middle of the Night) (memoirs).