DE CORIOLIS GASPARD-GUSTAVE

Birth and Life

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

mathematician

Date of birth 21. 5. 1792
Country of birth France

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Death

Date of death 21. 9. 1843
Cemetery Montparnasse cemetery, Paris, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.837941, 2.327722

Details:
Section 2, row 1 on Allee Chauveau Lagarde. Approximate GPS coordinates of the grave are 48.838110, 2.327078.

Summary from Wikipedia

Gustave-Gaspard Coriolis, (born May 21, 1792, Paris—died Sept. 19, 1843, Paris), French engineer and mathematician who first described the Coriolis force, an effect of motion on a rotating body, of paramount importance to meteorology, ballistics, and oceanography. Britannica Quiz Who Wrote It? Who wrote Moby-Dick?

Author of contribution: Janez, published 22. 9. 2018

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