Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre Full Name: Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Nationality: French

Profession: Mathematician/Astronomer
Why Famous: French mathematician and astronomer. He was also director of the Paris Observatory, and author of well-known books on the history of astronomy from ancient times to the 18th century.

Born: September 19, 1749
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amiens, France

Died: August 19, 1822 (aged 72)