Index by Year of Birth
Emilie du Chatelet
* 1706 Paris
+ 1749 Lunéville
Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet
was a French natural philosopher and mathematician.
Her most recognized achievement is her translation of and
commentary on Isaac Newton's 1687 book Principia containing basic
laws of physics.
The translation, published posthumously in 1756, is still
considered the standard French translation today.
2021 J. Giesen