Henri Padé, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Henri Padé

French mathematician

Date of Birth: 17-Dec-1863

Place of Birth: Abbeville, Hauts-de-France, France

Date of Death: 09-Jul-1953

Profession: mathematician, university teacher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Henri Padé

  • Henri Eugène Padé (French: [pade]; December 17, 1863 – July 9, 1953) was a French mathematician, who is now remembered mainly for his development of Padé approximation techniques for functions using rational functions. He was educated at École Normale Supérieure in Paris.
  • He then spent a year at Leipzig and Göttingen. Back in France in 1890, he taught in Lille, while preparing his doctorate under Charles Hermite.
  • His doctoral thesis described what is now known as the Padé approximant.
  • He proceeded as assistant professor in Université Lille Nord de France, where he succeeded Émile Borel as a professor of rational mechanics at École centrale de Lille until 1902. He then moved to Université de Poitiers in 1902; he became recteur of Académie de Besançon and Dijon in 1923.
  • He retired as Recteur of Académie de Aix-Marseilles in 1934.

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