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Bachelier made a detailed study of the sample paths of brownian motion thirty years before paul levy, using the reflection principle and the strong markov property. Louis bachelier is doubtless the best known french mathematician in the history of modern finance theory. Americanisation in his seminal paper on rational option pricing. March 29, 1900, is considered by many to be the day mathematical finance was born. The thesis of louis bachelier, together with his subsequent works, deeply influenced the whole development of stochastic calculus and mathematical finance.

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