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 Gaspard Monge

Gaspard Monge

Birth
Beaune, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Death 28 Jul 1818 (aged 72)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 7522 · View Source
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Mathematician. Professor of Mathematics. Became naval Minister in the Revolutionary government in 1792. Took part in Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. A founder (with Lazar Carnot) of modern analytic geometry; also interested in chemistry. Body removed to the Pantheon in 1959.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7522
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gaspard Monge (10 May 1746–28 Jul 1818), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7522, citing The Pantheon, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .