|Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille|
|Born||22 April 1797|
|Died||26 December 1869 (aged 72) Paris|
|Fields||physicist and physiologist|
|Alma mater||Ecole Polytechnique|
|Known for||Poiseuille’s law|
Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille (French: [pwazœj]; 22 April 1797 – 26 December 1869) was a French physicist and physiologist.
Poiseuille was born in Paris, France and he died there on 26 December 1869.
From 1815 to 1816 he studied at the École Polytechnique in Paris. He was trained in physics and mathematics. In 1828 he earned his D.Sc. degree with a dissertation entitled Recherches sur la force du coeur aortique. He was interested in the flow of human blood in narrow tubes.