- Jules Hen·ri [zhyl ahn-ree] /ʒül ɑ̃ˈri/, 1854–1912, French mathematician.
- his cousinRay·mond [re-mawn] /rɛˈmɔ̃/, 1860–1934, French statesman: president of France 1913–20.
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- Jules Henri (ʒyl ɑ̃ri). 1854–1912, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. He made important contributions to the theory of functions and to astronomy and electromagnetic theory
- his cousin, Raymond (rɛmɔ̃). 1860–1934, French statesman; premier of France (1912–13; 1922–24; 1926–29); president (1913–20)
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