Mathematician:Charles de la Vallée Poussin

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Mathematician

Belgian mathematician famous for proving the Prime Number Theorem, independently of Jacques Salomon Hadamard in $1896$.


Nationality

Belgian


History

  • Born: August 14, 1866
  • Died: March 2, 1962


Theorems and Definitions

The Meissel-Mertens Constant, for Daniel Friedrich Ernst Meissel and Franz Mertens
Kronecker's Constant, for Leopold Kronecker
the Prime Reciprocal Constant

Definitions of concepts named for Charles de la Vallée Poussin can be found here.


Publications

Also known as

Full name: Charles-Jean Étienne Gustave Nicolas, Baron de la Vallée Poussin.

Some sources hyphenate variously, for example: Charles-Jean de la Vallée-Poussin.

Variants on the capitalisation of the small words can be seen, for example: Charles-Jean De La Vallée-Poussin


Sources