Let's not overlook that in 2129, it would be Évariste Galois' 318th birthday (and 2129 is the 319th prime).

Sure, Évariste Galois is listed as only the 14th most famous mathematician [1], but he died at age 20. Give him a break!

[1] http://fabpedigree.com/james/mathmen.htm

## Euler is the obvious answer (for 2011)

Let's not overlook that in 2129, it would be Évariste Galois' 318th birthday (and 2129 is the 319th prime).

Sure, Évariste Galois is listed as only the 14th most famous mathematician [1], but he died at age 20. Give him a break!

[1] http://fabpedigree.com/james/mathmen.htm