Jean Le Rond d'Alembert
|Jean Le Rond d'Alembert (1717–1783)|
|Description||French philosopher, mathematician, physicist, musicologist, translator and writer|
|Date of birth/death||16 November 1717||29 October 1783|
|Location of birth/death||Paris||Paris|
Jean Le Rond d'Alembert (November 16, 1717 – October 29, 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. He was also co-editor with Denis Diderot of the Encyclopédie. D'Alembert's method for the wave equation is named after him.