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Schwartz, Laurent

Born: 1915 AD
Currently alive, at 100 years of age.
Nationality: French
Categories: Mathematicians

1915 – Born on the 5th of March in Paris, France.

1945 – He received his doctorate in mathematical sciences in Paris, after which he became a professor at the University of Nancy.

1950 – Schwartz was awarded the Fields Medal at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S for his work on the theory of distributions, or generalized functions.

1951 – Schwartz’s publications include Théorie des distributions “Theory of Distributions”.

1953 – He joined the Faculty of Science.

1956 – Mathematical Methods in Physics.

1959 – He served as a professor of analysis at the École Polytechnique, Palaiseau.

1969 – Applications of Distributions to the Theory of Elementary Particles in Quantum Mechanics.

1975 – Tensors.

1983 – How to Save the University.

2002 – Died on the 4th of July in Paris.