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About Pierre-Simon Laplace
Pierre-Simon Laplace’s contributions as a scholar and polymath were so great that they became beneficial to the development of fields of study such as mathematics, engineering, statistics, astronomy, physics and philosophy.
He formulated a calculus-based study of classical mechanics through his “Mécanique céleste”, a treatise in five volumes. A leader in the field of mathematical physics, he invented the Laplace transform and Laplace’s equation. He was also one of the earliest scientists to hypothesize gravitational collapse and black holes’ existence.
He was the son of Marie-Anne Sochon and Pierre Laplace, a farmer and cider merchant. He started studying theology at the University of Caen in 1766 but he abandoned the program the following year and went to Paris. He taught at the École Militaire from 1769 to 1776.
He was made an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a correspondent of the Royal Institute of the Netherlands.
DeathHe died on March 5, 1827.
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F.A.Q. about Pierre-Simon Laplace
When is his birthday?
Pierre-Simon Laplace's birthday is on March 23, 1749.
In how many days is his birthday?
Pierre-Simon Laplace's birthday is in 150 days
How old was Pierre-Simon Laplace when he died?
He was 77 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 5, 1827.
How old would he be today?
Pierre-Simon Laplace would be 272 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Pierre-Simon Laplace from?
He was born in Beaumont-en-Auge, Normandy, France.
Pierre-Simon Laplace's Popularity
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