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 Marquis de Condorcet

Marquis de Condorcet

Original Name Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicola de Caritat
Birth
Ribemont, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Death 28 Mar 1794 (aged 50)
Bourg-la-Reine, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Cell 7
Memorial ID 21593 · View Source
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Scientist. Known as the Marquis de Condorcet, he was an acclaimed mathematician, Encyclopaedist, Jacobin, and anti-slavery proponent. He opposed the execution of Louis XVI. A warrant was issued for his arrest in 1793 and he went into hiding, only to be captured in 1794. He died in jail the day after his imprisonment. Entered Pantheon in 1989.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Added: 18 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21593
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marquis de Condorcet (17 Sep 1743–28 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21593, citing The Pantheon, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .