Jean Le Rond d'Alembert

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Jean Le Rond d'Alembert
Description French philosopher, mathematician, physicist, musicologist, translator and writer
Date of birth/death 16 November 1717 29 October 1783
Location of birth/death Paris Paris
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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.


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