Poisson, Simeon-Denis

Poisson, Simeon-Denis, a celebrated French mathematician, born at Pithiviers; was for his eminence in mathematical ability and physical research raised to the peerage; wrote no fewer than 300 memoirs (1781-1840).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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