Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jean le Rond d'Alembert

French philosopher

Date of Birth: 16-Nov-1717

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 29-Oct-1783

Profession: astronomer, writer, engineer, physicist, mathematician, translator, Encyclopédistes, philosopher, musicologist, lexicographer, music theorist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Jean le Rond d'Alembert

  • Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert (; French: [??~ batist l? ??~ dal?~b???]; 16 November 1717 – 29 October 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist.
  • Until 1759 he was co-editor with Denis Diderot of the Encyclopédie.
  • D'Alembert's formula for obtaining solutions to the wave equation is named after him.
  • The wave equation is sometimes referred to as d'Alembert's equation.

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