Milhaud, Gaston

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Name
Milhaud, Gaston Gender: M
born on 10 August 1858 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Nîmes, France, 43n50, 4e21
Timezone LMT m4e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°56' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°17 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 26°05'



Biography

French philosopher and historian of science. Gaston Milhaud studied mathematics with Gaston Darboux at the École Normale Supérieure. In 1881 he took a teaching post at the University of Le Havre. In 1891 he became professor of mathematics at Montpellier University, and in 1895 became professor of philosophy there. In 1909 a chair in the history of philosophy in its relationship to the sciences was created for him at the Sorbonne. Milhaud died on 1 October 1918.

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Sy Scholfield quotes "Revue d'histoire des sciences et de leurs applications" (Presses Universitaires de France, 1959), p. 97: "Voici l'acte de naissance de Gaston Milhaud, relevé aux Archives de l'état civil de la mairie de Nîmes: L'an mil huit cent cinquante-huit et le 12 août à quatre heures du soir devant nous Émile Mourier, adjoint au maire de Nîmes, délégué aux fonctions d'officier de l'état ... son épouse, est accouchée, avant-hier, à onze heures du soir, dans le domicile précité d'un enfant du sexe masculin."

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  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Historian of science)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics (Professor of mathematics)