Adrien-Marie Legendre

Adrien-Marie Legendre (French: [adʁiɛ̃ maʁi ləʒɑ̃ːdʁ]; 18 September 1752 – 10 Januar 1833) wis a French mathematician. Legendre made numerous contreibutions tae mathematics. Well-kent an important concepts such as the Legendre polynomials an Legendre transformation are named efter him.

Adrien-Marie Legendre
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Born18 September 1752(1752-09-18)
Paris, Fraunce
Died10 Januar 1833(1833-01-10) (aged 80)
Paris, Fraunce
ResidenceFraunce
NaitionalityFrench
Alma materCollège Mazarin
Kent forLegendre transformation, Legendre polynomials an elliptic functions
Scientific career
FieldsMathematician
InstitutionsÉcole Militaire
École Normale
École Polytechnique

ReferencesEedit

  1. Duren, Peter (December 2009). "Changing Faces: The Mistaken Portrait of Legendre" (PDF). Notices of the AMS. 56 (11): 1440–1443, 1455.