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+ In the 13th century, Persian mathematician Kamal al-Din Abu'l Hasan Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Farisi used a number of lemmas including an application of the Sieve of Eratosthenes to show that 1151 is prime.

+ Western explorers discovered that the Molucca Islands (also called the Spice Islands) are the source of cloves.

+ Obtained from half the average of the two known Wieferich primes. [Gudipati]

+ The smallest emirp that can be expressed as sum of a prime and its reversal and as a square and its reversal, i.e., 1151=229+922=625+526. [Loungrides]

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