Also sprach Matt Jensen (email@example.com):
>Abel comes to mind (martyrdom of poverty).
Dying of tuberculosis is martyrdom?
>If you consider Copernicus a mathematician, that's a classic.
Dying of a haemorrhage at the ripe old age of 70 is martyrdom?
>And don't forget Archimedes, whose martyrdom to math is recounted in
>at least five different versions: [...]
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