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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
* 1707 in Montbard
+ 1788 in Paris
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,
was a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist, and
encyclopédiste.
In mathematics, Buffon's needle problem is a question
first posed in the 18th century by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de
Buffon,
the earliest problem in geometric probability.
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