# Mathematician:Paul Poulet

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## Mathematician

Belgian amateur mathematician working in number theory.

Published his investigations into sociable numbers in $1918$.

Calculated the Fermat pseudoprimes to base $2$ (now called Poulet numbers) up to $50$ million in $1926$, then up to $100$ million in $1938$.

Published $43$ new multiperfect numbers in $1925$, including the first two known octo-perfect numbers.

## Nationality

Belgian

## History

- Born: 1887
- Died: 1946

## Theorems and Definitions

Definitions of concepts named for **Paul Poulet** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1918:
*$\#$4865*(*Interméd. Math.***Vol. 25**: pp. 100 – 101)

- 1918:
*Parfaits, amiables et extensions*(Perfect and Amicable Numbers and Their Extensions) - 1929:
*La chasse aux nombres*(The Hunt for Numbers)