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Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805-1859) was a German mathematician who investigated the idea of Dirichlet series and proved Dirichlet's Theorem on Primes in Arithmetic Progressions, that for relatively prime positive integers $a$ and $k$, there are infinitely many primes of the form $a + kn$, where $n \in {\mathbb N}$.

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