Henri Lebesgue

Mathematician, Academic

1875 – 1941

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Who was Henri Lebesgue?

Henri Léon Lebesgue ForMemRS was a French mathematician most famous for his theory of integration, which was a generalization of the 17th century concept of integration—summing the area between an axis and the curve of a function defined for that axis. His theory was published originally in his dissertation Intégrale, longueur, aire at the University of Nancy during 1902.

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Born
Jun 28, 1875
Beauvais
Also known as
  • Лебег, Анри Леон
  • 昂利·勒貝格
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Lycée Louis-le-Grand
  • École Normale Supérieure
  • University of Paris
  • Collège de Beauvais
Died
Jul 26, 1941
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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