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Jean le Rond d'Alembert

Mathematician, Physicist (17-Nov-1717 — 29-Oct-1783)


Joseph Bertrand. D'Alembert. Paris, France: Hachette. 1889. 207pp. Language: French.

Ronald Grimsley. Jean D'Alembert, 1717-83. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1963. 316pp.

Thomas L. Hankins. Jean D'Alembert: Science and the Enlightenment. Taylor & Francis. 1990. 260pp.

John Nicholas Pappas. Voltaire and D'Alembert. Indiana University Press. 1962. 183pp.


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  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.27)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.8)

  7. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.16)

  8. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.13)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.150a)

  10. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.160)

  11. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.3)

  12. Biographical Dictionary of Psychology (p.7)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.12)

  14. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.6)

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