Pierre Bézier

1910 - 1999

Pierre Bézier

Pierre Étienne Bézier (1 September 1910 – 25 November 1999; [pjɛʁ etjɛn bezje]) was a French engineer and one of the founders of the fields of solid, geometric and physical modelling as well as in the field of representing curves, especially in computer-aided design and manufacturing systems. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Bézier has received more than 87,528 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 36th most popular computer scientist.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Pierre Bézier ranks 35 out of 187Before him are Ward Cunningham, Luigi Federico Menabrea, Leonard Kleinrock, Kevin Mitnick, Jef Raskin, and Ole-Johan Dahl. After him are Tony Hoare, Guido van Rossum, Don Norman, Barbara Liskov, Brian Kernighan, and Alan Perlis.

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Among people born in 1910, Pierre Bézier ranks 87Before him are Carmine Coppola, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Giorgio Perlasca, Nouhak Phoumsavanh, Maurice Papon, and Joy Adamson. After him are Fritz Leiber, Ruan Lingyu, Trygve Bratteli, J. Allen Hynek, Ngô Đình Nhu, and Félix Candela. Among people deceased in 1999, Pierre Bézier ranks 71Before him are David Ogilvy, DeForest Kelley, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Leon Štukelj, Heinz G. Konsalik, and Alf Ramsey. After him are Igor Netto, Joseph Heller, Phaedon Gizikis, Brion James, Saul Steinberg, and Gertrud Scholtz-Klink.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Bézier ranks 2,071 out of 4,109Before him are Charles de Freycinet (1828), Jean-Pierre Aumont (1911), Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti (null), Henri Duparc (1848), Gabriel Pierné (1863), and Henri Grégoire (1750). After him are Leslie Caron (1931), Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany (1391), Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria (1374), Walter of Châtillon (1135), Jean Girault (1924), and Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960).


Among computer scientists born in France, Pierre Bézier ranks 2Before him are Luigi Federico Menabrea (1809). After him are Jacques Vallée (1939) and Bertrand Meyer (1950).

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