Joseph Bertrand

1822 - 1900

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Joseph Louis François Bertrand (11 March 1822 – 5 April 1900) was a French mathematician who worked in the fields of number theory, differential geometry, probability theory, economics and thermodynamics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Bertrand has received more than 46,109 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Joseph Bertrand is the 259th most popular mathematician (down from 234th in 2019), the 1,827th most popular biography from France (down from 1,537th in 2019) and the 49th most popular French Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Joseph Bertrand ranks 259 out of 828Before him are Eugène Charles Catalan, Nikolay Bogolyubov, Seleucus of Seleucia, Farkas Bolyai, Gotthold Eisenstein, and Edmund Landau. After him are Émile Picard, Jacques Charles François Sturm, Ibn al-Shatir, Pierre Varignon, Hugo Steinhaus, and Georg Alexander Pick.

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Among people born in 1822, Joseph Bertrand ranks 28Before him are Sa'id of Egypt, Juan, Count of Montizón, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Henri Murger, Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, and Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Charles Friedel, Matthew Arnold, and Joachim Raff. Among people deceased in 1900, Joseph Bertrand ranks 31Before him are Frederic Edwin Church, Zdeněk Fibich, Naim Frashëri, Kuroda Kiyotaka, David Edward Hughes, and Samori Ture. After him are Vasily Kalinnikov, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, Eugenio Beltrami, Stephen Crane, Birsa Munda, and Henry Sidgwick.

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Among people born in France, Joseph Bertrand ranks 1,827 out of 5,234Before him are Henri Gatien Bertrand (1773), Louis Le Prince (1841), Adelaide of Paris (850), Étienne de Silhouette (1709), Guillaume Bigourdan (1851), and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon (1844). After him are Marguerite Perey (1909), Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine (1608), Jérôme Lejeune (1926), Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (1257), Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès (1812), and Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon (1676).


Among mathematicians born in France, Joseph Bertrand ranks 49Before him are Édouard Lucas (1842), Gilles de Roberval (1602), Michel Chasles (1793), Édouard Roche (1820), Élie Cartan (1869), and Henri Cartan (1904). After him are Émile Picard (1856), Pierre Varignon (1654), Oronce Finé (1494), Antoine Gombaud (1607), Guillaume Postel (1510), and Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant (1797).