Maurice Lévy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Maurice Lévy

French engineer

Date of Birth: 28-Feb-1838

Place of Birth: Ribeauvillé, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 30-Sep-1910

Profession: engineer, professor, physicist, mathematician, inventor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Maurice Lévy

  • Maurice Lévy (February 28, 1838, Ribeauvillé – September 30, 1910, Paris) was a French engineer and member of the Institut de France. Lévy was born in Ribeauvillé in Alsace.
  • Educated at the École Polytechnique, where he was a student of Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant, and the École des Ponts et Chaussées, he became an engineer in 1863.
  • During the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), he was entrusted by the Government of National Defense with the control of part of the artillery.
  • During the next decade he held several educational positions, becoming professor at the École Centrale in 1875, member of the commission of the geodetic survey of France in 1879, and professor at the Collège de France in 1885.

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