Augustin Louis Cauchy

Augustin Louis Cauchy

Born: August 21, 1789

Died: May 23, 1857

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Biography: Baron Augustin-Louis Cauchy was a French mathematician who was an early pioneer of analysis. He started the project of formulating and proving the theorems of infinitesimal calculus in a rigorous manner, rejecting the heuristic principle of the generality of algebra exploited by earlier authors.