Siméon Denis Poisson

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Siméon Denis Poisson

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Pithiviers, Loiret, Centre, France
Death: Died in Sceaux, Hauts de Seine, Ile de France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Siméon Poisson and Aimée Marie Poisson
Husband of Anne Poisson
Father of Marie Alexandrine Lucie De Wailly; Siméon Jean Charles Baron Poisson; Anne Denise Joséphine Marie Raffard De Marcilly and Siméon Aimé Henri Poisson

Occupation: mathematician
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Siméon 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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Siméon Denis Poisson's Timeline

1781
June 21, 1781
Pithiviers, Loiret, Centre, France
1818
1818
Age 36
1819
October 22, 1819
Age 38
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
1823
1823
Age 41
1827
1827
Age 45
1840
April 25, 1840
Age 58
Sceaux, Hauts de Seine, Ile de France, France
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