How to pronounce mathematicians names

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I know that Euler is pronounced Oiler, and Galois is Gale-Wah. Can anyone try to write phonetically Stieltjes, Lebesgue or any other mathematicians whose names which may be tricky.
 
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One of my analysis books lists Lebesgue as "leh-beg", I think.

And don't forget Erdos "air-dish".

Another funny one is "de Broglie", though he wasn't strictly a mathematician.
 
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that's a great resource, thanks
 

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