Gaston Julia

1893 - 1978

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Gaston Maurice Julia (3 February 1893 – 19 March 1978) was a French mathematician who devised the formula for the Julia set. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaston Julia has received more than 121,415 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Gaston Julia is the 272nd most popular mathematician (down from 263rd in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 41st in 2019) and the most popular Algerian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Gaston Julia ranks 272 out of 828Before him are John Graunt, Wilhelm Ackermann, Carl David Tolmé Runge, Guo Shoujing, Abraham bar Hiyya, and Hans Hahn. After him are Jacopo Riccati, Tatyana Afanasyeva, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Adolf Hurwitz, Alan Baker, and John Wilkins.

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Among people born in 1893, Gaston Julia ranks 74Before him are Raymond Dart, Battista Farina, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Conrad Veidt, Bill Tilden, and Matthias Kleinheisterkamp. After him are Merian C. Cooper, Dragiša Cvetković, Roman Ingarden, Dean Acheson, Marianne Brandt, and Dorothy Parker. Among people deceased in 1978, Gaston Julia ranks 63Before him are Sisavang Vatthana, W. Eugene Smith, Misao Tamai, Pablo Dorado, Hubert Humphrey, and Lilya Brik. After him are Jean Améry, Jack L. Warner, Joe Davis, Philibert Tsiranana, Prince Nicholas of Romania, and José Manuel Moreno.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Gaston Julia ranks 45 out of 164Before him are Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (1856), Khaled (1960), Mohamed Boudiaf (1919), Hélène Cixous (1937), Abdelkader Bensalah (1941), and Enrico Macias (1938). After him are Liamine Zéroual (1941), Kateb Yacine (1929), Lalla Fatma N'Soumer (1830), Paul Masson (1876), Edwige Fenech (1948), and Alphonse Juin (1888).


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