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Henri Poincaré

Henri PoincaréAKA Jules Henri Poincaré

Born: 29-Apr-1854
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: 17-Jul-1912
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Mathematician

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Poincaré Conjecture

Father: Leon Poincaré (Professor of Medicine, University of Nancy)
Mother: Eugénie
Sister: Aline

    University: Lycée, Nancy
    University: École Polytechnique (1873-75)
    University: École des Mines
    University: PhD, École Polytechnique (1879)
    Professor: Sorbonne (1881-1912)

    Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal 1900
    Matteucci Medal 1905
    Bruce Medal 1911
    American Philosophical Society 1899
    French Academy 1908
    Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellow (1895)

Is the subject of books:
Poincaré and the Philosophy of Mathematics, 1991, BY: Janet Folina

Author of books:
Les Méthodes Nouvelles de la Mécanique Céleste (1892-99, astronomy, 3 vols.)
Analysis Situs (1895, mathematics)
La Science et l'Hypothèse (1903, essays)
La Valeur de la Science (1905, essays)
Science et Méthode (1908, essays)
Oeuvres de Henri Poincaré (1916–54, works)


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