Joseph Liouville

1809 - 1882

Joseph Liouville

Joseph Liouville FRS FRSE FAS (; French: [ʒɔzɛf ljuvil]; 24 March 1809 – 8 September 1882) was a French mathematician and engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Liouville has received more than 122,584 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 126th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Joseph Liouville ranks 126 out of 746Before him are Michael Atiyah, Émile Borel, Marian Rejewski, Edward Norton Lorenz, Michel Rolle, and Hermann Weyl. After him are Vincenzo Viviani, Henri Lebesgue, Andrey Markov, Thābit ibn Qurra, Johannes Trithemius, and Liu Hui.

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Among people born in 1809, Joseph Liouville ranks 12Before him are Louis Braille, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, William Ewart Gladstone, Bruno Bauer, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson. After him are Albert Pike, Hermann Grassmann, Juliusz Słowacki, Ljudevit Gaj, Prince Albert of Prussia, and Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle. Among people deceased in 1882, Joseph Liouville ranks 13Before him are Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Bruno Bauer, Theodor Schwann, Léon Gambetta, Louis Blanc, and Francesco Hayez. After him are William Stanley Jevons, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Sergey Nechayev, Vasily Perov, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Henri Giffard.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Liouville ranks 868 out of 4,109Before him are Georges Dumézil (1898), Theodore Beza (1519), Michel Rolle (1652), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Jacques Callot (1592), and Georges Bernanos (1888). After him are Vincent Cassel (1966), Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657), Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677), Joan the Lame (1293), Henri Lebesgue (1875), and Theudebald (535).


Among mathematicians born in France, Joseph Liouville ranks 28Before him are Charles Hermite (1822), Girard Desargues (1591), Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788), Alexis Clairaut (1713), Émile Borel (1871), and Michel Rolle (1652). After him are Henri Lebesgue (1875), Étienne Bézout (1730), Jacques Hadamard (1865), Pierre Bouguer (1698), Gabriel Lamé (1795), and Jean-Pierre Serre (1926).

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