Find out more about the greatest 19th Century French Mathematicians, including Henri Poincare, Pierre-Simon Laplace, Joseph Fourier, Évariste Galois and Joseph-Louis Lagrange.
Pierre-Simon LaplacePierre-Simon Laplace
23 March 1749
Scientist
Évariste GaloisÉvariste Galois
25 October 1811
Mathematician

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier
21 March 1768
Mathematician & Physicist

Augustin-Louis CauchyAugustin-Louis Cauchy
21 August 1789
Mathematician

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
01 April 1776
Mathematician

Adrien-Marie LegendreAdrien-Marie Legendre
18 September 1752
Mathematician
Charles HermiteCharles Hermite
24 December 1822
Mathematician

Henri PoincareHenri Poincare
29 April 1854
Mathematician and Philosopher

Siméon Denis PoissonSiméon Denis Poisson
21 June 1781
Mathematician, Astronomer, Physicist, University

François AragoFrançois Arago
26 February 1786
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,
Léon WalrasLéon Walras
16 December 1834
Economist, University teacher, Mathematician

Lazare CarnotLazare Carnot
13 May 1753
Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer,
Urbain Le VerrierUrbain Le Verrier
11 March 1811
Astronomer, Mathematician, Politician

Gaspard MongeGaspard Monge
09 May 1746
Mathematician, Politician, Physicist, University

Henri LebesgueHenri Lebesgue
28 June 1875
Mathematician, Professor
Jacques HadamardJacques Hadamard
08 December 1865
Mathematician, Professor

Antoine Augustin CournotAntoine Augustin Cournot
 
Camille JordanCamille Jordan
05 January 1838
Mathematician, Engineer, Professor

Louis BachelierLouis Bachelier
11 March 1870
Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer

Jean-Baptiste BiotJean-Baptiste Biot
21 April 1774
Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil
Joseph LiouvilleJoseph Liouville
 

Gaspard-Gustave de CoriolisGaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
 
Michel ChaslesMichel Chasles
 

Olinde RodriguesOlinde Rodrigues
 

Jean-Victor PonceletJean-Victor Poncelet
 

Jean-Robert ArgandJean-Robert Argand
 
Jacques Philippe Marie BinetJacques Philippe Marie Binet
 
Gabriel LaméGabriel Lamé
 

Jacques Charles François SturmJacques Charles François Sturm
29 September 1803
Mathematician

Jean Baptiste Joseph DelambreJean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
 

Gaspard de PronyGaspard de Prony
 
Antoine-Augustin CournotAntoine-Augustin Cournot
28 August 1801
Philosopher

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Édouard LucasÉdouard Lucas
 

Élie CartanÉlie Cartan
 

Émile BorelÉmile Borel
07 January 1871
Mathematician, Politician, University teacher

Émile PicardÉmile Picard