Marie Georges Humbert

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Marie Georges Humbert
Born (1859-01-07)7 January 1859
Paris, France
Died 22 January 1921(1921-01-22) (aged 62)
Paris, France
Residence France
Children Pierre Humbert
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics

Marie Georges Humbert (7 January 1859 Paris, France – 22 January 1921 Paris, France) was a French mathematician who worked on Kummer surfaces and the Appell–Humbert theorem and introduced Humbert surfaces. His son was the mathematician Pierre Humbert. He won the Poncelet Prize of the Académie des Sciences in 1891.

He studied at the École Polytechnique.


  • Application de la théorie des fonctions fuchsiennes à l'étude des courbes algébriques, Journal de mathematiques pure et appliquées, 4th Series, Vol. 2, 1886, pp. 239-328, Online, pdf[permanent dead link]
  • Pierre Humbert, Gaston Julia (Editor): Georges Humbert- Oeuvres, Gauthier-Villars 1929[1]
  • Cours d'Analyse, 2 volumes, Gauthier-Villars 1902, 1904 (Lecturers given at École Polytechnique)[2]


  1. ^ Birkhoff, G. D. (1934). "Review: Oeuvres de Georges Humbert". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (7): 518. doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1934-05879-8. 
  2. ^ Hedrick, E. R. (1905). "Review: Cours d'Analyse, by G. Humbert". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 11 (6): 319–329. doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1905-01214-3. 

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