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 Pierre de Maupertuis

Pierre de Maupertuis

Birth
Saint-Malo, Departement d'Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France
Death 27 Jul 1759 (aged 60)
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 6238924 · View Source
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Astronomer and supporter and advocate of Newton's ideas. Became astronomer to Frederick the Great of Prussia.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 6 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6238924
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pierre de Maupertuis (28 Sep 1698–27 Jul 1759), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6238924, citing Church of Saint-Roch, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .