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Camille Jordan

1838 - 1922

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Marie Ennemond Camille Jordan (French: [ʒɔʁdɑ̃]; 5 January 1838 – 22 January 1922) was a French mathematician, known both for his foundational work in group theory and for his influential Cours d'analyse. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Camille Jordan has received more than 218,739 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Camille Jordan is the 179th most popular mathematician (up from 196th in 2019), the 1,285th most popular biography from France (up from 1,382nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular French Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Camille Jordan ranks 179 out of 823Before him are George Pólya, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Ernst Kummer, Abu Maʿshar, Michael Atiyah, and Jean-Pierre Serre. After him are Maria Reiche, Étienne-Louis Malus, Theaetetus, Ibn Yunus, Paul Guldin, and Vladimir Arnold.

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Among people born in 1838, Camille Jordan ranks 20Before him are Yamagata Aritomo, Princess Louise of Prussia, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Liliʻuokalani, and Ōkuma Shigenobu. After him are William Henry Perkin, Edward W. Morley, Anton Mauve, 11th Dalai Lama, Arthur Auwers, and Vladimir Markovnikov. Among people deceased in 1922, Camille Jordan ranks 35Before him are Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, Ōkuma Shigenobu, Gabriel Narutowicz, Catherine Dolgorukov, Mori Ōgai, and Velimir Khlebnikov. After him are Arthur Nikisch, Edmund Leighton, Giovanni Verga, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Hermann Alexander Diels, and John William Godward.

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Among people born in France, Camille Jordan ranks 1,285 out of 6,011Before him are Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (1435), Pierre Larousse (1817), Michel de Certeau (1925), Henri, Count of Paris (1908), Jean-Marc Nattier (1685), and Jean-Pierre Serre (1926). After him are John III of Navarre (1477), Étienne Gilson (1884), Philipp Spener (1635), Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy (1334), Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827), and B. H. Liddell Hart (1895).


Among mathematicians born in France, Camille Jordan ranks 38Before him are Étienne Bézout (1730), Jean Gaston Darboux (1842), André Weil (1906), René Thom (1923), Pierre Bouguer (1698), and Jean-Pierre Serre (1926). After him are Étienne-Louis Malus (1775), Antoine Augustin Cournot (1801), Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (1749), Laurent Schwartz (1915), Édouard Lucas (1842), and Élie Cartan (1869).