Emilie Duchatelet

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Birthday
17, 1706
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Sep 10, 1749 (42)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1706
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Sep 10, 1749 (42)

About

French mathematician and physicist who is best known for her translation of Issac Newton's Principia Mathematica.

Before Fame

She was formally educated and was considered a mathematical prodigy at a young age.

Trivia

She published a scientific paper on heat and light in 1737.

Family Life

She married Marquis Florent-Claude du Chastellet-Lomont on June 12, 1725 when she was 18, and they had three children together.

Associated With

She had a close relationship with Candide author Voltaire.