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HALPHEN, Gustave M.

Forenames: Gustave M.

Last name: HALPHEN

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Date of birth: 1844-10-30

Date of death: 1889-05-23

Date of Election: 1889-04-30

Honorary Member? Yes

Obituaries: 1890, P33, p 304

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


More than a hundred memoirs on algebra, the higher geometry, the theory of numbers and elliptic functions

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Born Rouen, France; died Versailles. Marr 1872 daughter of Henri Aron, 4s, 3d. Prof maths in France. Educ Lycee Saint-Louis; 1862 to 1878 career at L'Ecole Polytechnique, inc teacher and examiner. 1880 Ormery Prize from Academy of Sciences in Paris; 1882 Steiner Prize from Royal Academy of Sciences in Berlin; 1886, member of French Academy. 1886, joined regiment as Major in Artilllery

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