Gaspard de Prony

Gaspard Clair François Marie smells de Prony (* 22. July, 1755 in Chamelet (Rhône); 29. July, † 1839 in the Asnières sur Seine) was a French applied mathematician and Hydrauliker /a Wasserbauingenieur.

De Prony studied Chaussées to the École national ones of the Ponts et, where then also as an engineer worked. 1794 it mathematics professor to the again created École Polytechnique, 1798 went it back to the École national one of the Ponts et Chaussées.

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