Xavier Fernique
Xavier Fernique is a mathematician, noted mostly for his contributions to the theory of stochastic processes. Fernique's theorem, a result on the integrability of Gaussian measures, is named after hi...
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Irénée-Jules Bienaymé
Irénée-Jules Bienaymé (28 August 1796 (Paris) – 19 October 1878 (Paris)), was a French statistician. He built on the legacy of Laplace generalizing his least squares method. He contributed to the fiel...
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Pierre Gy
Pierre Maurice Gy (born 25 July 1924) is a chemist and statistician. Born in Paris, France, to Felix and Clemence, Gy graduated in chemical engineering from ESPCI ParisTech in 1946.On graduation, Gy w...
Esprit Jouffret
Esprit Jouffret (1837 - 1904) was a French artillery officer, insurance actuary and mathematician, author of Traité élémentaire de géométrie à quatre dimensions (Elementary Treatise on the Geometry of...
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Maurice Block
Maurice Block (German: Moritz Block); 18 February 1816 – 9 January 1901) was a German-French statistician and economist.Block was born in Berlin of Jewish parents. He studied at the...
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Clement Juglar
Clément Juglar (15 October 1819 – 28 February 1905) was a French doctor and statistician.
He was one of the first to develop an economic theory of business cycles. He identified the 7-11 year fixe...
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Sylvia Richardson
Sylvia Richardson is a French Bayesian statistician. She has been chair in Biostatistics at Imperial College London since 2000. Previously, she held lectureships at Warwick University and the Universi...
André-Michel Guerry
André-Michel Guerry (December 24, 1802 – April 9, 1866) was a French lawyer and amateur statistician. Together with Adolphe Quetelet he may be regarded as the founder of moral statistics which l...
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Lucien Le Cam
Lucien Marie Le Cam (November 18, 1924 – April 25, 2000) was a mathematician and statistician.
Le Cam was born November 18, 1924 in Croze, France. His parents were farmers, and unable to afford hi...
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Maryse Marpsat
Maryse Marpsat (born 1951) is a French sociologist and statistician whose work employs methods drawn from sociology and statistics but also mathematics. Her major sociological works concern poverty, i...
Léon Bottou
Léon Bottou is a researcher best known for his work in machine learning and data compression. His work presents stochastic gradient descent as a fundamental learning algorithm. He is also one of the m...
Marcel-Paul Schützenberger
Marcel-Paul "Marco" Schützenberger (October 24, 1920 – July 29, 1996) was a French mathematician and Doctor of Medicine. His work had impact across the fields of formal language, combinatorics, and i...
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Emmanuel Candès
Emmanuel Jean Candès (born 27 April 1970) is a professor of mathematics, statistics, and electrical engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University, where he is also the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathem...
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Nicolas-François Dupré de Saint-Maur
Nicolas-François Dupré de Saint-Maur (1695, Paris – 30 November 1774) was a French economist and statistician.
From a family of jurists and financial figures, he was the son of a correcteur in the...
Jean-Paul Benzécri
Jean-Paul Benzécri is a French statistician. He studied at École Normale Supérieure and has been professor at Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie in Paris. He is most famous for the development of the Co...
Abraham de Moivre
Abraham de Moivre (26 May 1667 in Vitry-le-François, Champagne, France – 27 November 1754 in London, England; [abʁaam də mwavʁ]) was a French mathematician known for de Moivre's formula, one of those ...
François Simiand
François Joseph Charles Simiand (18 April 1873 – 13 April 1935) was a French sociologist and economist best known as a participant in the Année Sociologique. As a member of the French Historical Scho...
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Alfred Legoyt
Alfred Legoyt (1812–1885) was a French statistician who organised the census of France in 1856, 1861 and 1866. With his access to vital statistics Legoyt was the most important official statistician o...
Michel Loève
Michel Loève (January 22, 1907 – February 17, 1979) was a French American probabilist and a mathematical statistician, of Israeli Jewish origin. He is known in mathematical statistics and probability ...
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Max Lacroix
Max Lacroix (9 February 1913 – 6 January 2009) was a distinguished French actuary best known as a founder of the Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Europeen.
Maurice Princet
Maurice Princet (1875 – October 23, 1973) was a French mathematician and actuary who played a role in the birth of cubism. He was an associate of Pablo Picasso, Guillaume Apollinaire, Max Jacob, Jean ...
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Alain Desrosières
Alain Desrosières (1940 – February 2013) was a statistician at the INSEE and a sociologist and historian of science at the EHESS (France), well known for his work in the history of statistics. He...
Yves Dassonville
Yves Dassonville (born April 9, 1948 Paris, France) is a French civil servant and statistician. He served as the High Commissioner of New Caledonia from October 25, 2007, succeeding Michel Mathieu, wh...
Maurice René Fréchet
Maurice Fréchet ([moʁis ʁəne fʁeʃɛ]) (2 September 1878 – 4 June 1973) was a French mathematician. He made major contributions to the topology of point sets and introduced the entire concept of metric ...
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Gérard Théodore
Gérard Théodore (November 28, 1920 – June 10, 2012) was a French Compagnon de la Libération, having received the Ordre de la Libération for his role in the Liberation of France during World War II.Thé...