There are nearly 100 Parisian streets, squares, boulevards etc. named after mathematicians in our archive.
Mostly, of course, they are French but there are some others too. For example, there is a place on the Avenue Marceau about 300 metres from the Arc de Triomphe where streets named after Newton, Galileo and Euler all come together.
Perhaps the most surprising fact is that there is no Paris street named after Fourier.
(The street on which he was born in Auxerre is now called after him as you can see at THIS LINK.)
A Walk around the the Latin Quarter of Paris is available at THIS LINK.
Click on the name below to go to the biography.
The Mairie de Paris have a website giving the history of all Parisian street names and if you click on the M next to the street you can see these details.
You can see a map by clicking on the G next to the street name.
The French Wikipedia has entries on most streets also. You can see these by clicking on the W next to the street name.
A Rue Abel (12th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Ampère (17th Arrondissement) W M G Avenue Paul Appell (14th Arrondissement) W M G Boulevard Arago (13th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Arago (St Ouen) M G Square Arago (13th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Antoine Arnauld (13th Arrondissement) W M G Square Antoine Arnauld (13th Arrondissement) M G B Rue Bernoulli (family!) ( 8th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Bezout (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Biot (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Borda ( 3rd Arrondissement) W M G Rue Émile Borel (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Charles Bossut (12th Arrondissement) W M G Rue de Broglie (13th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Buffon ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G C Avenue Carnot (Lazare) (17th Arrondissement) W M G Boulevard Carnot (Lazare) (12th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Cassini (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Cauchy (15th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Michel Chasles (12th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Nicolas Chuquet (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Clairaut (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Clapeyron ( 8th Arrondissement) W M G Cité Condorcet ( 9th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Condorcet ( 9th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Copernic (Copernicus) (16th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Coriolis ( 8th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Cournot (15th Arrondissement) W M G D Rue d'Alembert (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue d'Arcy (16th Arrondissement) W M G Avenue Maurice d'Ocagne (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Gaston Darboux (18th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Delambre (14th Arrondissement) W M G Square Delambre (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Deparcieux (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue de Prony (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Desargues (11th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Descartes ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Marie-Louise Dubreil-Jacotin (13th Arrondissement) W M G E Rue Albert Einstein (13th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Esclangon (18th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Euler ( 8th Arrondissement) W M G F Passage Fermat (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Fermat (14th Arrondissement) W M G Square Oronce Fine (5th Arrondissement) X G Rue Fizeau (15th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Foucault (16th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Francoeur (18th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Fresnel (16th Arrondissement) W M G |
G Rue Galilée (= Galileo) (16th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Évariste Galois (20th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Gassendi (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Sophie Germain (14th Arrondissement) W M G H Rue Charles Hermite (18th Arrondissement) W M G Square Charles Hermite (18th Arrondissement) W G Rue Huygens (14th Arrondissement) W M G L Rue La Condamine (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Lagrange ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Lalande (14th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Gabriel Lamé (12th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Laplace ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Le Verrier ( 6th Arrondissement) W M G Passage Legendre (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Legendre (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Leibniz (18th Arrondissement) W M G Square Leibniz (18th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Léonard de Vinci (16th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Joseph Liouville (15th Arrondissement) W M G M Rue Malebranche (5th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Malus ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G Place Monge ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Monge ( 5th Arrondissement) W M G Square du Général Morin (3rd Arrondissement) W M G N Rue Navier (17th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Newton (16th Arrondissement) W M G Rue Emmy Noether (St Ouen) M G
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Thanks to Pierre Charles Pradier, Frédéric Grosshans, Evelyn Lamb and Knut Hegna for telling me about some I missed, to Francis Clarke for telling me of some I had wrong, to Joe Lestrange for telling me about the Wikipedia links and to Karen McVicar and Michael Angelasto for telling me where the Mairie of Paris had moved their files to.
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