Joseph Liouville

Joseph Liouville FRS FRSE FAS (/ˌlˈvɪl/; French: [ʒɔzɛf ljuvil]; 24 March 1809 – 8 September 1882)[1][2] was a French mathematician and engineer.

Joseph Liouville
Joseph Liouville
Born(1809-03-24)24 March 1809
Died8 September 1882(1882-09-08) (aged 73)
NationalityFrench
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
Known forSturm–Liouville theory
Liouville's equation
Liouville's Theorem (Complex Analysis)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsÉcole Centrale Paris
École Polytechnique
Doctoral advisorSiméon Poisson
Louis Jacques Thénard
Doctoral studentsEugène Charles Catalan
Nikolai Bugaev