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

Camille JordanCamille Jordan
05 January 1838
Mathematician, Engineer, Professor

Antoine Augustin CournotAntoine Augustin Cournot
28 August 1801
Philosopher

Louis BachelierLouis Bachelier
11 March 1870
Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer
Paul PainlevéPaul Painlevé
05 December 1863
Mathematician

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

Gaspard-Gustave de CoriolisGaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
 

Maurice René FréchetMaurice René Fréchet
02 September 1878
Mathematician
Michel ChaslesMichel Chasles
 

Olinde RodriguesOlinde Rodrigues
 
Étienne-Louis MalusÉtienne-Louis Malus
23 July 1775
Physicist

Jean-Victor PonceletJean-Victor Poncelet
 

Jean-Robert ArgandJean-Robert Argand
 
Jacques Philippe Marie BinetJacques Philippe Marie Binet
 

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Gabriel LaméGabriel Lamé
 
Joseph BertrandJoseph Bertrand
11 March 1822
Mathematician

Jacques Charles François SturmJacques Charles François Sturm
29 September 1803
Mathematician

Jean Baptiste Joseph DelambreJean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
 

Gaspard de PronyGaspard de Prony
 
Thomas Jan StieltjesThomas Jan Stieltjes
29 December 1856
Mathematician
Antoine-Augustin CournotAntoine-Augustin Cournot
28 August 1801
Philosopher

Jean-Baptiste-Joseph DelambreJean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre
19 September 1749
Mathematician

Édouard LucasÉdouard Lucas
 

Élie CartanÉlie Cartan
 
Émile PicardÉmile Picard