7 is the Perfect Number. 1 week has 7 days, according to the “Book of Genesis”, God created the universe in 6 days and rested “Sabbath” on the beautiful 7th day.

People involved in his journey:

His mother who supported his early education in Math, all the way to his international fame and adulthood —Erdös Paulalso had a mother supporting her single son in the entire Mathematical life.

Prof Hamilton who “unintentionally” gave him the inspiration of the “Ricci-flow” tool – the first key to the door of The Poincaré Conjecture.

His closed Chinese friend the MIT Math Prof 田刚 (Tian Gang) – a PhD student of Prof S.T. Yau.

Fields Medal which he rejected — reason being he felt Prof Hamilton deserved a share of the credit.

Clay Prize which he rejected the U$ 1 million — for the same reason as the Fields Medal.

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