Jean le Rond d'Alembert
|Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717–1783)|
|Date of birth/death||29 October 1783|
|Location of birth/death||Paris||Paris|
Jean le Rond d'Alembert (November 16, 1717 – October 29, 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. He was also co-editor with Denis Diderot of the Encyclopédie. D'Alembert's method for the wave equation is named after him.