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École Normale Supérieure

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Paris, France

Official Website:
http://www.ens.fr/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Louis Althusser
Philosopher
16-Oct-1918 22-Oct-1990 Marxist theorist, anti-humanist
Raymond Aron
Philosopher
14-Mar-1905 17-Oct-1983 Political philosopher, social theorist
Pierre Auger
Physicist
14-May-1899 25-Dec-1993 Auger effect
Henri Bergson
Philosopher
18-Oct-1859 4-Jan-1941 L'Évolution Créatrice
Léon Blum
Head of State
9-Apr-1872 30-Mar-1950 Thrice Prime Minister of France
Paul Boucherot
Engineer
3-Oct-1869 7-Aug-1943 Ocean thermal energy conversion
Pierre Bourdieu
Anthropologist
1-Aug-1930 23-Jan-2002 Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste
Élie Cartan
Mathematician
9-Apr-1869 6-May-1951 Spinor groups
Henri Cartan
Mathematician
8-Jul-1904 13-Aug-2008 Leader of the math Bourbakistes
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
Physicist
1-Apr-1933   Trapped atoms with laser light
Gerard Debreu
Economist
4-Jul-1921 31-Dec-2004 Supply and demand theorist
Jacques Derrida
Philosopher
15-Jul-1930 9-Oct-2004 Deconstructionism, Intellectual Terrorist
Assia Djebar
Author
4-Aug-1936   So Vast the Prison
Émile Durkheim
Sociologist
15-Apr-1858 15-Nov-1917 Rules of the Sociological Method
Pierre Fatou
Mathematician
28-Feb-1878 10-Aug-1929 Complex analytic dynamics
Albert Fert
Physicist
7-Mar-1938   Giant magnetoresistance
Maurice Fréchet
Mathematician
2-Sep-1878 4-Jun-1973 Fréchet differential
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Physicist
24-Oct-1932 18-May-2007 Molecular structure of polymers
Alexander Grothendieck
Mathematician
28-May-1928   Grothendieck topologies
Jacques-Salomon Hadamard
Mathematician
8-Dec-1865 17-Oct-1963 Prime number theorem
Jean Jaurès
Politician
3-Sep-1859 31-Jul-1914 French socialist leader
Tony Judt
Historian
2-Jan-1948 6-Aug-2010 Postwar
Alain Juppé
Head of State
15-Aug-1945   Prime Minister of France, 1995-97
Alfred Kastler
Physicist
3-May-1902 7-Jan-1984 Optical pumping
Paul Langevin
Physicist
23-Jan-1872 19-Dec-1946 Studied piezoelectricity
Jean-Luc Marion
Philosopher
3-Jul-1946   Phenomenologist, God Without Being
Louis Néel
Physicist
22-Nov-1904 17-Nov-2000 Magnetic properties of solids
Louis Pasteur
Chemist
27-Dec-1822 28-Sep-1895 Discovered process of pasteurization
Jean Perrin
Physicist
30-Sep-1870 17-Apr-1942 Verified atomic nature of matter
Georges Pompidou
Head of State
5-Jul-1911 2-Apr-1974 President of France, 1969-74
Romain Rolland
Novelist
29-Jan-1866 30-Dec-1944 Jean-Christophe
Paul Sabatier
Chemist
5-Nov-1854 14-Aug-1941 Heterogeneous catalysis
Jean-Paul Sartre
Philosopher
21-Jun-1905 15-Apr-1980 Nausea, No Exit
Simone Weil
Philosopher
3-Feb-1909 24-Aug-1943 The Iliad, or the Poem of Force

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Louis Althusser
Philosopher
16-Oct-1918 22-Oct-1990 Marxist theorist, anti-humanist
Samuel Beckett
Playwright
13-May-1906 22-Dec-1989 Waiting for Godot
Henri Bergson
Philosopher
18-Oct-1859 4-Jan-1941 L'Évolution Créatrice
Paul Boucherot
Engineer
3-Oct-1869 7-Aug-1943 Ocean thermal energy conversion
Henri Cartan
Mathematician
8-Jul-1904 13-Aug-2008 Leader of the math Bourbakistes
Marie Curie
Chemist
7-Nov-1867 4-Jul-1934 Early nuclear chemist
Jacques Derrida
Philosopher
15-Jul-1930 9-Oct-2004 Deconstructionism, Intellectual Terrorist
Samuel Eilenberg
Mathematician
30-Sep-1913 30-Jan-1998 Category theory
Alfred Kastler
Physicist
3-May-1902 7-Jan-1984 Optical pumping
Louis Néel
Physicist
22-Nov-1904 17-Nov-2000 Magnetic properties of solids
Romain Rolland
Novelist
29-Jan-1866 30-Dec-1944 Jean-Christophe

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Louis Pasteur
Chemist
27-Dec-1822 28-Sep-1895 Discovered process of pasteurization


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