Augustin Louis Cauchy was born in

Paris,

France on

August 21, 1789. He died on

May 23, 1857 in

Sceaux,

France. He is one of the most published

mathematicians, having published 789 papers. Cauchy

pioneered the study of

analysis and the

theory of

permutation groups. He also researched in

convergence and

divergence of

infinite series,

differential equations,

determinants,

probability and mathematical

physics, in the

field of

optics.

Many mathematical terms and formulas bear his name, including:

Cauchy Sequence

Cauchy Number

Cauchy Integral Formula

Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality

Cauchy-Riemann Equations

Cauchy-Goursat Theorem

Cauchy's Inequality

Cauchy-Kovalevskaya Existence Theorem for the solution of partial differential equations