Adrien Marie
[a-dree-an ma-ree] /a driˈɛ̃ maˈri/ (Show IPA), 1752–1833, French mathematician.
Historical Examples

Always more ready to strike than to speak, Legendre’s gesture crushed before he spoke.
History of the Girondists, Volume I Alphonse de Lamartine

Legendre, the great French mathematician, died during this year.
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson

Legendre moved next day that he be heard before the Convention, and if they had heard him, he would still have been master there.
Lectures on the French Revolution John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

They heard Legendre say, ‘I believe his power is wearing itself out.’
Zanoni Edward Bulwer Lytton

After four years of experience Collier and Legendre found the results unsatisfactory.
The Founder of New France: A Chronicle of Champlain Charles W. Colby

In one of the notes Legendre gives a proof of the irrationality of π.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4 Various

But in spite of the denunciations of Lecointre and of Legendre, the Convention refused to proceed against them.
Lectures on the French Revolution John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

Her tone was as cold and even as if she were reciting a theorem in Legendre.
Tessa Wadsworth’s Discipline Jennie M. Drinkwater

He is waiting in the first wine-shop to the right as you go up the rue Legendre.
Arsne Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes Maurice LeBlanc

From this moment Legendre appeared to me to be satisfied, and to relent.
Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men Francois Arago

Adrien Marie (adriɛ̃ mari). 1752–1833, French mathematician, noted for his work on the theory of numbers, the theory of elliptical functions, and the method of least squares


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