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Châtelet, Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil du (1706–1749)

Vesna Petrovich

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195104301
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187618
Châtelet, Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil du (1706–1749)

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(1706–1749), French scientist and translator, a unique female figure in eighteenth-century French science.

The docte Émilie was an

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Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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