Foucault, Léon, 1819-1868

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French physicist who demonstrated the diurnal motion of the earth by pendulum.

From the description of Note, 1851, Aug. 24 : Paris, to M. Lormier. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35073008

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associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Favre, P. A. (Pierre Antoine), 1813-1880. person
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Birth 1819-09-18

Death 1868-02-13

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