# Hua Luogeng

Chinese mathematician (1910-1985)

**Hua Luogeng** or **Hua Loo-Keng** (华罗庚 Huà Luógēng); 12 November 1910 – 12 June 1985) was a Chinese mathematician and politician famous for his important contributions to number theory and for his role as the leader of mathematics research and education in the People's Republic of China. He was largely responsible for identifying and nurturing the renowned mathematician Chen Jingrun who proved Chen's theorem, the best known result on the Goldbach conjecture. In addition, Hua's later work on mathematical optimization and operations research made an enormous impact on China's economy.

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## Quotes edit

- 聪明在于勤奋，天才在于积累。
- Intelligence depends on diligence, genius depends on accumulation.
- In: 名人名言, Beijing 2014, page 052.

- Intelligence depends on diligence, genius depends on accumulation.