Mathematicians born in France


Mathematicians' birthplaces are given relative to modern-day boundaries.

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Ampere
Antoine
Apery
Appell
Arago
Arbogast
Arino
Arnauld
Aubin
Auzout
Bachelier
Bachet
Baire
Barbier
Beaugrand
Belanger
Berge
Bertillon
Bertrand
Bethe
Bezout
Bienayme
Billy
Binet
Biot
Bloch
Bobillier
Bonnet
Borda
Borel
Bossut
Bougainville
Bouguer
Boulliau
Bouquet
Bour
Boussinesq
Boutroux
Bouvard
Bouvelles
Branges
Brianchon
Brillouin
Briot
Brisson
Brocard
Broglie
Bruhat
Buffon
Camus
Canard
Carcavi
Lazare Carnot
Carnot
Sadi Carnot
Carre
Elie Cartan
Cartan
Henri Cartan
Cartier
Cassini de Thury
Dominique Cassini
Jacques Cassini
Castel
Cauchy
Chasles
Chatelet
Albert Châtelet
Chazy
Cholesky
Choquet
Choquet-Bruhat
Chuquet
Clairaut
Clapeyron
Condorcet
Connes
Coriolis
Cosserat
François Cosserat
Coulomb
Cournot
Couturat
D'Adhemar
D'Alembert
D'Ocagne
Dandelin
Darboux
Darmois
de Beaune
De l'Hôpital
de Moivre
de Prony
Dechales
Delambre
Delaunay
Delsarte
Denjoy
Deparcieux
Desargues
Descartes
Dieudonne
Dionis
Dixmier
Drach
Dubreil
Dubreil-Jacotin
Duhamel
Duhem
Dupin
Dupre
Ehresmann
Esclangon
Fabri
Fatou
Fermat
Ferrand
Finck
Fine
Fizeau
Flajolet
Floquet
Fontaine des Bertins
Fontenelle
Foucault
Fourier
François Français
Jacques Français
Francoeur
Frechet
Frenet
Frenicle de Bessy
Fresnel
Galois
Gassendi
Gateaux
Gerbert
Gergonne
Germain
Albert Girard
Pierre Girard
Godement
Goursat
Hachette
Hadamard
Halphen
Claude Hardy
Harley
Hay
Herbrand
Herigone
Hermite
Houel
Georges Humbert
Pierre Humbert
Jonquieres
Jordan
Koenigs
Koszul
Kramp
La Condamine
la Hire
la Roche
Lacroix
Lafforgue
Lagny
Laguerre
Lalande
Lambert
Lame
Lamy
Lang
Laplace
Pierre Laurent
Lucien Le Cam
Le Fèvre
Le Tenneur
Le Verrier
Le Verrier
Lebesgue
Legendre
Leger
Lemoine
Lepaute
Leray
Levi
Paul Lévy
Libermann
Lichnerowicz
Lighthill
Lions
Jacques-Louis Lions
Liouville
Lissajous
Loday
Lucas
Malebranche
Malgrange
Malus
Mannheim
Claude-Louis Mathieu
Emile Mathieu
Maupertuis
Mechain
Menabrea
Meray
Mersenne
Paul-André Meyer
Mineur
Monge
Montel
Montessus
Montmort
Montucla
Arthur J Morin
Jean-Baptiste Morin
Mouton
Mydorge
Mylon
Navier
Nicollet
Olivier
Oresme
Ozanam
Pade
Painleve
Papin
Parseval
Blaise Pascal
Pascal
Étienne Pascal
Peres
Petit
Pierre Petit
Emile Picard
Jean Picard
Pisot
Poincare
Poinsot
Poisson
Poncelet
Possel
Privat de Molières
Puiseux
Puissant
Ramus
Reeb
Reynaud
Reyneau
Jules Richard
Louis Richard
Richer
Roberval
Rocard
Rodrigues
Rolle
Rouche
Saint-Venant
Samelson
Samuel
Saurin
Savart
Savary
Schutzenberger
Schwartz
Jacob T Schwartz
Serre
Serret
Servois
Jules Tannery
Paul Tannery
Tarry
Thom
Tibbon
Tinseau
Tisserand
Valiron
Vandermonde
Varignon
Vernier
Vessiot
Viete
Wantzel
Weil
Yoccoz


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