Mathematician:Gaspard Monge

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Mathematician

French mathematician who invented the field of descriptive geometry.

Also contributed towards the development of analytical geometry.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 9 May 1746, Beaune, Bourgogne, France
  • Died: 28 July 1818, Paris, France


Theorems


Publications

  • 1781: Sur la théorie des déblais et des remblais
  • 1786: Traité élémentaire de la statique
  • 1792: Description de l'art de fabriquer les canons
  • 1793: Avis aux ouvriers en fer sur la fabrication de l'acier
  • 1799: Géométrie Descriptive


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