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Laurent Schwartz

French mathematician

Died when: 87 years 121 days (1047 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Laurent Schwartz

Laurent-Moïse Schwartz (French: [?va?ts]; 5 March 1915 – 4 July 2002) was a French mathematician.He pioneered the theory of distributions, which gives a well-defined meaning to objects such as the Dirac delta function.

He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1950 for his work on the theory of distributions.For several years he taught at the École polytechnique.

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