Jean Giraud (mathematician)

Jean Giraud (French: [ʒiʁo]; 2 February 1936 – 27 or 28 March 2007)[1][2] was a French mathematician, a student of Alexander Grothendieck[3] and the author of the book "Cohomologie non-abélienne" (Springer, 1971).

Jean Giraud
Born(1936-02-02)2 February 1936
Died28 March 2007(2007-03-28) (aged 71)
Alma materUniversity of Paris
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorAlexander Grothendieck

From 1969 to 1989 he was Professor at École normale supérieure de Saint-Cloud.[1]

From 1993 to 1994, he was deputy director for research of École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, where he was made interim director in 1994 and director from 1995 to 2000.[2]


  1. "Giraud, Jean (1936–2007)". BnF catalogue général. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 2013-09-13.
  2. "Un dernier hommage à Jean Giraud" Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine, Philippe Gillet, ENS Info 70, April 2007.
  3. Jean Giraud at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
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