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ARAGO, Francois Jean Dominique

Forenames: Francois Jean Dominique

Last name: ARAGO

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Date of birth: 1786-02-26

Date of death: 1853-10-02

Date of Election: 1843-04-18

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


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1803 Entered l'Ecole Polytechnique

Secrretary of Bureau des Longitudes.

1809 Member Societe d'Armeil
1809 Member of Institut des France as astronomer.
1810 Became professor of descriptive geometry at l'Ecole Polytechnique (resigned 1830)
Member of Royal Society, Copley Medal in 1825
1830 Elected secretary of Academie des Sciences

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