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DARBOUX, Jean-Gaston

Forenames: Jean-Gaston

Last name: DARBOUX

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1842-08-14

Date of death: 1917-02-23

Date of Election: 1892-04-26

Honorary Member? No


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


Place of Residence: Paris


Prof of Geometry

Lycees at Numes and Montpelier
1861 admitted to both l'Ecole Normale Superieure & l'Ecole Polytechnique choosing the former
1867-72 taught in secondary schools
1872-81 taught at l'Ecole Normale
1873-8 Chair of rational mathematics at the Sourbonne
1880 Chair of higher geometry at the Sourbonne until death
1889-1903 Dean of the faculte des Sciences
1884 Member of Academie des Sciences
1900 Secretaire pepetuel of l'Academie

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