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Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Auxerre, Yonne, Bourgogne, France
Death: May 16, 1830 (62)
Paris, Paris, Ile de France, France
Place of Burial: Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Son of Joseph Fourier and Edmée Germaine Lebègue
Brother of Marguerite Fourier

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About J. B. Joseph Fourier

Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourie (21 March 1768 – 16 May 1830) was a French mathematician and physicist best known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications to problems of heat transfer and vibrations. The Fourier transform and Fourier's Law are also named in his honour. Fourier is also generally credited with the discovery of the greenhouse effect.

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March 21, 1768
Auxerre, Yonne, Bourgogne, France
May 16, 1830
Age 62
Paris, Paris, Ile de France, France
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France