Mathematician:Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot

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Mathematician

French mathematician, physicist and politician.

Known as the Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars.


Father of Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 13 May 1753 in Nolay, Burgundy, France
  • Died: 2 August 1823 in Magdeburg, Prussian Saxony (now Germany)


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot can be found here.


Publications

  • 1780: Essai sur les machines en général
  • 1783: Essai sur les machines en général (revised and republished)
  • 1783: Principes fondamentaux de l'équilibre et du mouvement
  • 1797: Réflexions sur la métaphysique du calcul infinitésimal
  • 1801: De la corrélation des figures de géométrie
  • 1803: Géométrie de Position'
  • 1809: De la défense des places fortes
  • 1814: A treatise on the defence of fortified places
  • 1832: Reflexions on the metaphysical principles of the infinitesimal analysis (translation of Réflexions sur la métaphysique du calcul infinitésimal)


Also known as

Full name and title: Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, Count Carnot.

Some sources present his third name with an accent: Lazare Nicolas Marguérite Carnot.


Sources