Adrien-Marie Legendre was a French mathematician who made numerous contributions to mathematics. Well-known and important concepts such as the Legendre polynomials and Legendre transformation are named after him. Wikipedia

Born: September 18, 1752, Paris, France

Died: January 9, 1833 (age 80 years), Paris, France

Education: Collège des Quatre-Nations (1770) and University of Paris

Spouse: Marguerite-Claudine Couhin (m. 1793–1833)

Books

Elements of geometry and trigonometry

1822

Elements of geometry

1819

Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry, from the Works of a M Legendre Revised and Adapted to the Course of Mathematical Instruction in the United S

Elements of Geometry...: Translated from the French for the Use of the Students of the University at Cambridge, New England

1825

Tables of the Logarithms of the Complete -function to Twelve Figures

Geometry: The Elements of Euclid and Legendre Simplified and Arranged to Exclude from Geomtrical Reasoning the Reductio Ad Absurdum