Simeon Denis Poisson (1781 - 1840)

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Birthplace: Pithiviers, Loiret, Centre, France
Death: Died in Sceaux, Hauts de Seine, Ile de France, France
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About Simeon Denis Poisson

Siméon Denis Poisson (French: [simeɔ̃ dəni pwasɔ̃]; 21 June 1781 – 25 April 1840), was a French mathematician, geometer, and physicist. He however, was the final leading opponent of the wave theory of light as a member of the elite l'Académie française, but was proven wrong by Augustin-Jean Fresnel.


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June 21, 1781
Pithiviers, Loiret, Centre, France
April 25, 1840
Age 58
Sceaux, Hauts de Seine, Ile de France, France