Charles Julien Brianchon
|Charles Julien Brianchon|
|Born||December 19, 1783
|Died||April 29, 1864
|Alma mater||École Polytechnique|
|Known for||Brianchon's theorem|
He entered into the École Polytechnique in 1804 at the age of eighteen[dubious ], and studied under Monge, graduating first in his class in 1808, after which he took up a career as a lieutenant in Napoleon's artillery. Later, in 1818, Brianchon became a professor in the Artillery School of the Royal Guard at Vincennes.
Brianchon's book Mémoire sur les lignes du second ordre (Paris, 1817) is available online .
- Brianchon's Theorem
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Charles Julien Brianchon", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
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