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HERMITE, Charles

Forenames: Charles

Last name: HERMITE

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Date of birth: 1822-12-24

Date of death: 1901-01-14

Date of Election: 1892-04-26

Honorary Member? Yes

Obituaries: 1900 -1, P45, pp 38 - 39.

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


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Born Dienze, Lorraine, France, died Paris, France. Mathematician. Educ College at Nancy, College Henry IV; 1840 - 41 College Louis-Grand. 1842 - 48 College Polytechnique, repetiteur & admissions examiner. 1856 member of Institut de France and Academie des Sciences. 1862 Prof in Ecole Normale, maitre de Conference at L'Ecole Polytechnique. 1863 Examinateur de sortie et de classement at L'Ecole Polytechnique. 1869 Prof of analysis at L'Ecole Polytechnique and at the Faculte des Sciences. Marr a sister of Joseph Bertrand, 2d. Developed and modernised teaching of advanced mathematics.

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