Paul Painlevé, a french mathematician and politician.

We have before published a post (here: Only at France, a mathematician could be a politician too) about a french mathematician and politician, Cédric Villani, In which I am sure everybody knows him very well (his website: http://cedricvillani.org/ and Wikipedia: Cédric Villani ). He is not only a mathematician, but also a public figure trying to publicize science. He has traveled to Iran. unfortunately I couldn’t take participate in his public lecture. (you know why? because officials of IPM always publish the event news only few hours before the event!) by…

Only at France, a mathematician could be a politician too

Only at France, a mathematician could be a politician too: cederic vilani, the French mathematician who wins the 2010 fileds medal, Has Become a Crucial Political Figure in France, as https://www.bloomberg.com reported. Read the complete article: To hear Cedric Villani tell it, the French are better than everyone else at love, wine — and math. A winner of the Fields Medal — the Nobel Prize equivalent for mathematics — Villani has in less than a year risen to become a key political figure in France…

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