Mathematician:Charles Pisot

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French mathematician best known as one of the primary investigators of the Pisot-Vijayaraghavan numbers.

Argued as being a significant influence in the development of Number Theory.




  • Born: 2 March 1910 in Obernai, Alsace-Moselle, Germany (now France)
  • Died: 7 March 1984 in Paris, France

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Charles Pisot can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Charles Pisot can be found here.


  • 1936: Sur une propriété caractéristique de certains entiers algébraique
  • 1936: Sur certaines propriétés caractéristiques des nombres algébraique
  • 1937: Sur la répartition modulo 1 des puissances successive d'un même nombre
  • 1937: Sur la répartition modulo 1
  • 1938: La répartition modulo un et les nombres algébriques (PhD thesis)
  • 1958: Mathématiques générales (with Mark Zamansky)
  • 1960: Les Nombres entiers, leurs problèmes et leurs mystères, etc

Also known as

Known as Karl Pisot after having moved to Germany early in the second World War.