Siméon Denis Poisson

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Siméon Poisson
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Siméon Denis Poisson (1781–1840)
Born21 Juin 1781(1781-06-21)
Pithiviers, Orléanais, Kinrick o Fraunce
(present-day Loiret, Fraunce)
Died25 Apryle 1840(1840-04-25) (aged 58)
Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine, Julie Monarchy
NaitionalityFrench
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
Kent forPoisson process
Poisson equation
Poisson kernel
Poisson distribution
Poisson bracket
Poisson algebra
Poisson regression
Poisson summation formula
Poisson's spot
Poisson's ratio
Poisson zeros
Conway–Maxwell–Poisson distribution
Euler–Poisson–Darboux equation
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsÉcole Polytechnique
Bureau des Longitudes
Faculté des sciences de Paris [fr]
École de Saint-Cyr
Academic advisorsJoseph-Louis Lagrange
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Doctoral studentsMichel Chasles
Joseph Liouville
Ither notable studentsNicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot
Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet

Siméon Denis Poisson (French: [si.me.ɔ̃ də.ni pwa.sɔ̃]; 21 Juin 1781 – 25 Aprile 1840), wis a French mathematician, geometer, an pheesicist. He obteened mony important results, but within the elite Académie des Sciences he an aa wis the final leadin opponent o the wave theory o licht an wis proven wrang on that matter bi Augustin-Jean Fresnel.