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Du Châtelet, Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise (1706–49)

Peter France

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Published in print January 1995 | ISBN: 9780198661252
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191735004
Du Châtelet, Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise (1706–49)

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(1706–49).

Physicist and mathematician; a pupil of Maupertuis. Although a devotee of Newton, whose Principia

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