• Born date: 1906-05-06
  • Born in: FrancE
  • Death date: 1998-08-06
  • Death in: Princeton, New Jersey
André Weil

André Weil (French: [ɑ̃dʁe vɛj]; 6 May 1906 – 6 August 1998) was an influential French mathematician of the 20th century, known for his foundational work in number theory and algebraic geometry. He was a founding member and the de facto early leader of the influential Bourbaki group. The philosopher Simone Weil was his sister.