Antoine Deparcieux, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Antoine Deparcieux

French mathematician

Date of Birth: 28-Oct-1703

Place of Birth: Peyremale, Occitania, France

Date of Death: 02-Sep-1768

Profession: physicist, mathematician

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Antoine Deparcieux

  • Antoine Deparcieux (28 October 1703 – 2 September 1768) was a French mathematician. He was born at Clessous in the Portes, department of Gard.
  • He attended the school of Saint Florent for 10 years while working on his family farm.
  • In 1725, his desire for learning took him to Lyon, where he studied at a Jesuit school for five years.
  • Then, in 1730, he went to Paris to increase his knowledge of mathematics and physics.
  • He made a living by manufacturing sundials. In 1746, he became a member of the Academy of Sciences, and in about 1765 was named Censeur Royal.
  • He was also librarian at the University of Strasbourg, and member of the Academy of Sciences of Paris, Montpellier, Lyon, Amiens, Metz, Berlin, and Stockholm.

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