Henri Villat

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Henri Villat
Born (1879-12-24)24 December 1879
Died 19 March 1972(1972-03-19) (aged 92)
Nationality French
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Paris
Alma mater University of Montpellier
Doctoral advisor Marcel Brillouin
Charles Émile Picard
Doctoral students Henri Cabannes
Ion Cârstoiu
Caius Iacob
Jean Leray
Huguette Delavault

Henri René Pierre Villat (24 December 1879 – 19 March 1972) was a French mathematician. He was professor of fluid mechanics at the University of Paris since 1927. Villat became a member of the French Academy of Sciences in 1932, and its president in 1948.[1]


  1. ^ Roy, Maurice (24 April 1972). "Biographie de Henri Villat". C.R. Acad. Sc., Paris, t. 274, pp. 127–132 (in French). 

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