Thomas Fantet de Lagny

1660 - 1734

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Thomas De Lagny was a French mathematician who is well known for his contributions to computational mathematics, calculating π to 120 places.
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Honours awarded to Thomas Fantet de Lagny
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Fellow of the Royal Society1718


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