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Authorised form of namePoisson; Simeon Denis (1781 - 1840)
SurnamePoisson
ForenamesSimeon Denis
Dates1781 - 1840
NationalityFrench
Dates and placesBirth:
Pithiviers, Loiret, France (21 June 1781)
Death:
Paris, France (25 April 1840)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematical physics
Education:
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Career:
Professeur Suppleant (1802); full professor (1806); Geometer to the Bureau of Longitude; made a Baron (1825) but never used his title; wrote mathematical works
Memberships:
Royal Institute of France (1812)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/03/1818
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1832
RelationshipsSon of Simeon Poission, soldier
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
Alex D D Craik, 'James Ivory's last papers on the 'Figure of the Earth' (with biographical additions) in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 187-204
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1840 No 45 pp 269-272
Royal Society codeNA4949
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003614Poisson, Simeon Denisnd
EC/1817/30Poisson, Simeon Denis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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