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Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau

Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau (1801 - 1883)

* 14 October 1801, † 15 September 1883

Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau was born on 14 October 1801 in Brussels, French Empire (now Belgium). Joseph Plateau was a Belgian mathematician best known for Plateau’s problem on surfaces of minimal area. Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau died on 15 September 1883 in Ghent, Belgium.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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