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
Alma mater University of Montpellier
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Paris
Doctoral advisor Marcel Brillouin
Charles Émile Picard
Doctoral students Marie-Louise Dubreil-Jacotin
Caius Iacob
Jean Leray
Huguette Delavault

Henri René Pierre Villat (French: [vila]; 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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