Mathematician:Guillaume de l'Hôpital
Shortened version of his full name and title, which was: Guillaume-François-Antoine Marquis de l'Hôpital, Marquis de Sainte-Mesme, Comte d'Entremont and Seigneur d'Ouques-la-Chaise.
His name is alternatively rendered l'Hospital, which was how he himself rendered it -- however, the French language changed and the silent s was changed to a circumflex.
- Born: 1661 in Paris, France (precise date uncertain)
- Died: 2 Feb 1704 in Paris, France
Results named for Guillaume de l'Hôpital can be found here.
Books and Papers
- 1696: L'Analyse des Infiniment Petits (considered to be the first textbook on calculus)
- 1707: Traité anlytique des sections coniques
- I have made free use of their [ the Bernoulli brothers ] discoveries, so that I frankly return to them whatever they please to claim as their own.
- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Guillaume de l'Hôpital": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive