**Jean-Louis Verdier** (1935-1989) was a French mathematician specialised in algebraic geometry and homological algebra. He did his Phd in 1967 with Grothendieck and he supervised Maltsiniotis.

Verdier is famous for having introduced derived categories his thesis:

[[Verdier duality] extends PoincarĂ© duality to manifolds with singularities:

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