Vallée-Poussin, Charles Jean de la

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Vallée-Poussin, Charles Jean de la Gender: M
C.-J. Étienne Gustave Nicolas Le Vieux, Baron d. l
born on 15 August 1866 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Louvain, Belgium, 50n53, 4e42
Timezone LMT m4e42 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 22°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°58 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°29'

Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin (circa 1900)


Belgian mathematician best known for proving the Prime number theorem. The king of Belgium ennobled him with the title of baron. His father was Charles Louis de la Vallée Poussin, who taught mineralogy and geology. A student of his, Georges Lemaître, was the first to propose the Big Bang theory of the formation of the Universe. He died on 2 March 1962, aged 95, in Watermael-Boitsfort, Brussels.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #3556 [1]. Wikipedia gives 14 August.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Proved the Prime number theorem)