Henri Léon Lebesgue

1875 - 1941

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Lebesgue formulated the theory of measure in 1901 and the following year he gave the definition of the Lebesgue integral that generalises the notion of the Riemann integral.
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List of References (24 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to Henri Lebesgue
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LMS Honorary Member1924
Fellow of the Royal Society1934
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. GMFW (Généralisation de l'intégrale définie -- in French)
  3. H K Strick
  4. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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