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Fame rarely visits the mathematician.
While the names Beethoven, Rembrandt, and Einstein are household words, only those most interested in our field recognize the names of Cauchy or Weierstrass.
We have no Hall of Fame, no Nobel Prize...
Why is the work of the matematician
so hidden from public view?

Mark Saul
Commentary," Notices of the AMS, April 2000