Henri Poincaré
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Born: April 29, 1854

Died: July 17, 1912 (aged 58)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Mathematician

Bio: Jules Henri Poincaré was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and a philosopher of science. He is often described as a polymath, and in mathematics as The Last Universalist, since he excelled in all fields of the discipline as it existed during his lifetime.

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