Born in a village close to
Polémieux in 1775. He grows in a picked
a child prodigy to the age of twelve years reveals itself directly
learned geometry and the calculation from the witnesses in
To the age of eighteen years, (1793) its father was condemned
a.death during the bloody "reign of the terror" that upset
France, fact that upset its life for six years. (1).
1799 spouse with Julie Charron (2 August 1799), has a
Jean-Jeacques son 2 August 1800.
Year 1803 marks the dead women of the wife Julie.In the 1806 married
with Jeanne Potot that a daughter will give to it, it was a disastrous
decision the wedding went to coils with grand' bitterness from both the
In the December of 1801 it obtains a place of instructor of physics to
'Ecole centrale de l'Ain a Bourgì . (University of Bourg en
Bresse) (2) 1808 is general inspector of the University.
In 1814 it becomes member of Academies DES Sciences. He was
university professor of mechanical mathematics and to the
Polytecnique from 1809 to 1819. 1820 university
of astronomy to the Faculty of Sciences of Paris , and
from 1824 until to the dead women university professor of physics to
the Collège de France.