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The Fermat prize of mathematical research bi-annually rewards research works in fields where the contributions of Pierre de Fermat have been decisive:

The spirit of the prize is focused on rewarding the results of research accessible to the greatest number of professional mathematicians within these fields. The Fermat prize was created in 1989 and is awarded once every two years in Toulouse by the Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse. The amount of the Fermat prize has been fixed at 20,000 Euros for the twelfth edition (2011).

Previous prize winnersEdit

Pierre Fermat medalEdit

There has also been a Pierre Fermat medal, which has been awarded for example to Linus Pauling (1957)[3] and Ernst Peschl (1965).

Junior Fermat PrizeEdit

The Junior Fermat Prize is a mathematical prize, awarded every two years to a student in the first four years of university for a contribution to mathematics. The amount of the prize is 2000 Euros.


  1. ^ Fermat Prize 2015
  2. ^ Fermat Prize 2017
  3. ^ "Linus Pauling: Awards, Honors and Medals". Oregon State University Libraries. Retrieved January 24, 2017.

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