Lazare Nicolas Marguérite Carnot

1753 - 1823

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Carnot is best known as a geometer. In 1803 he published Géométrie de position in which sensed magnitudes were first systematically used in geometry.
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List of References (15 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Lazare Carnot

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Honours awarded to Lazare Carnot
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Lunar featuresCrater Carnot
Paris street namesAvenue Carnot and Rue Carnot (17th Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower


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