TITLE

Émilie, Marquise du Chåtelet-Laumont

AUTHOR(S)
Quezzaire, Pilar
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Émilie, Marquise du Chåtelet-Laumont;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
This article provides background information for Émilie, Marquise du Chåtelet-Laumont, a French mathematician and physicist and the only woman permitted in the eighteenth century world of French intellectualism. An overview of her work is presented. Particular focus is given to her family background, childhood, and education. She was born Gabrielle-Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil.
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21956374

 

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