# Mathematician:Paul Poulet

## 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.

Belgian

• Born: 1887
• Died: 1946

## Theorems and Definitions

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

## Publications

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