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59 ( fifty-nine) is the natural number following 58 and preceding 60.
In mathematics Fifty-nine is the 17th prime number. The next is sixty-one, with which it comprises a twin prime. 59 is an irregular prime, a  safe prime and the 14th  supersingular prime. It is an  Eisenstein prime with no imaginary part and real part of the form 3. Since n − 1 15! + 1 is divisible by 59 but 59 is not one more than a multiple of 15, 59 is a Pillai prime.
It is also a
highly cototient number.
There are 59
stellations of the icosahedron.
59 is one of the factors that divides the smallest composite
Euclid number. In this case 59 divides the Euclid number 13 # + 1 = 2 × 3 × 5 × 7 × 11 × 13 + 1 = 59 × 509 = 30031.
59 is the highest integer a single symbol may represent in the
In other fields
The number corresponding to the last minute in a given
hour, and the last second in a given minute The number of
beads on a Roman Catholic rosary (Dominican).  Approximately the number of days in two
lunar months The
Queensboro Bridge in New York City is also known as the 59th Street Bridge The number on a
button commonly worn by feminist activists in the 1970s; this was based on the claim that a woman earned 59 cents to an equally qualified man's dollar Art Project 59's "59 Seconds Video Festival"
at 59 Franklin Street, showed 59 videos to 59 different audiences, each 59 seconds long and incorporating the number 59  In
amateur radio, a perfect signal report
The number of the
French department Nord The "59-minute rule" is an informal rule in business, whereby (usually near a holiday) employees may be allowed to leave work early, often to beat heavy holiday traffic (the 59 minutes coming from the rule that leaving one full hour early requires the use of leave, whereas leaving 59 minutes early would not)