Augustin Louis Cauchy

1789 - 1857

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Augustin-Louis Cauchy pioneered the study of analysis, both real and complex, and the theory of permutation groups. He also researched in convergence and divergence of infinite series, differential equations, determinants, probability and mathematical physics.
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List of References (42 books/articles)

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  1. Cauchy's Calculus

Honours awarded to Augustin-Louis Cauchy
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Fellow of the Royal Society1832
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1845
Lunar featuresCrater Cauchy and Rupes Cauchy
Paris street namesRue Cauchy (15th Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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  3. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  1. Bellevue College USA
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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