• Born date: 1845-01-13
  • Born in: Côte-d'Or
  • Death date: 1896-10-20
Félix Tisserand

François Félix Tisserand (13 January 1845 – 20 October 1896) was a French astronomer.Tisserand was born at Nuits-Saint-Georges, Côte-d'Or. In 1863 he entered the École Normale Supérieure, and on leaving he went for a month as professor at the lycée at Metz. Urbain Le Verrier offered him a post in the Paris Observatory, which he entered as astronome adjoint in September 1866.