MATHEMATICIAN

Jean-Robert Argand

1768 - 1822

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Jean-Robert Argand (UK: , US: , French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁɔbɛʁ aʁɡɑ̃]; July 18, 1768 – August 13, 1822) was an amateur mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Robert Argand has received more than 68,802 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Robert Argand is the 244th most popular mathematician (down from 227th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 128th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swiss Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Jean-Robert Argand ranks 244 out of 828Before him are Atle Selberg, Robert Recorde, Theaetetus, Al-Khazini, Israel Gelfand, and Igor Ansoff. After him are Abraham Zacuto, Michael Maestlin, Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Karen Uhlenbeck, Jabir ibn Aflah, and Zoia Ceaușescu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1768, Jean-Robert Argand ranks 15Before him are Louis Desaix, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Tecumseh, Caroline of Brunswick, Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise, and Lazare Hoche. After him are Peter Wittgenstein, Nakşidil Sultan, Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, Marie-Guillemine Benoist, and Joseph Anton Koch. Among people deceased in 1822, Jean-Robert Argand ranks 14Before him are Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, Giovanni Battista Venturi, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, René Just Haüy, Paolo Ruffini, and Valentin Haüy. After him are Karl August von Hardenberg, Johann Matthäus Bechstein, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Edward Daniel Clarke, Sophie de Condorcet, and Dmitry Levitzky.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jean-Robert Argand ranks 149 out of 749Before him are Kurt Huber (1893), Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria (1938), Jo Siffert (1936), Ulrich of Augsburg (890), Édouard Claparède (1873), and Jacques Dubochet (1942). After him are Micheline Calmy-Rey (1945), Carlo Fontana (1638), Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Notker the Stammerer (840), Billy Meier (1937), and Hugo Koblet (1925).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Switzerland

Among mathematicians born in Switzerland, Jean-Robert Argand ranks 8Before him are Johann Bernoulli (1667), Jacob Bernoulli (1654), Gabriel Cramer (1704), Jost Bürgi (1552), Paul Guldin (1577), and Jakob Steiner (1796). After him are Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Johann II Bernoulli (1710), Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687), Jakob Hermann (1678), and Johann Baptist Cysat (1585).