Beeger, N. G. W. H.

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Beeger, N. G. W. H. Gender: M
Nicolaas George Wijnand Henri Beeger
born on 9 January 1884 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Utrecht, Netherlands, 52n06, 5e07
Timezone LMT m5e07 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°09' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 12°52 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 02°43'


Dutch mathematician known for having proved that 3511 is a Wieferich prime in 1922.

His 1916 doctorate was on the Dirichlet series. He worked for most of his life as a teacher, working on mathematics papers in his spare evenings. After his retirement as a teacher at 65, he began corresponding with many contemporary mathematicians and dedicated himself to his work. Tilburg University still holds biennial lectures entitled the Beeger lectures in his honour.

He died in 1965 in Amsterdam.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Poletti, Luigi (born 31 December 1864). Notes: helped Poletti to extend Lehmer's table


  • Death, Cause unspecified 1965

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n°69 from the online Utrecht archives: "des avonds ten elf ure" (at eleven o'clock in the evening).


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics