Jean Leray Edit Profile
Agregation, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1926. Doctorate, National Center for Science Research, 1933. Degree (honorary), University Chicago.
Degree (honorary), University Brussels.
Professor mathematics, U. Nancy, France, 1938-1941; professor mathematics, U. Paris, 1941-1947; professor mathematics, College de France, Paris, 1947-1978; professor emeritus, College de France, Paris, since 1978.
Served to lieutenant French Army, 1939-1945. Foreign member National Academy of Sciences United States of America, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society, Royal Society London, Academy Nazionale dei Lincei (Feltrinelli prize 1971), Academy Polonaise Sciences, Academy Nazionale Science detta dei Extra Large, Institute Lombardo, Academy of Sciences e Lettere, Academy of Sciences, Lettere e Arti Palermo, National Academy of Sciences Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Member Society Mathematics Suisse (honorary), Academy Royale Belgique (associate), Academy of Sciences Torino (correspondent), Academy of Sciences Paris, Wissens Akademy Science Gottingen.
Married Marguerite Trumier, October 20, 1932. Children: Jean-Claude, Françoise, Denis.