Dominique François Jean Arago

1786 - 1853

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François Arago was an important French mathematician and politician. He made important discoveries on the corpuscular theory of light.
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Honours awarded to François Arago
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1815
Fellow of the Royal Society1818
Royal Society Copley Medal1825
Lunar featuresCrater Arago
Paris street namesBoulevard Arago, Jardins Arago and Square Arago (13th Arrondissement)
Planetary featuresCrater Arago on Mars
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower

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  3. Metropole Paris (The Paris meridian)
  4. Get Lost Magazine (The Paris meridian)

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