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Viggo Brun Biography
Viggo Brun (October 13, 1882 - August 15, 1978) was a Norwegian mathematician. He was born in Lier and died in DrÝbak.

His best known contribution is that he showed that the sum of reciprocals of twin primes converges to a sum now called Brun's constant. He proved that by means of devising an improvement over Legendre's version the sieve of Eratosthenes.
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