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Lazare Carnot

was born 269 years ago

13 May 1753

Lazare Carnot is best known as a geometer. In 1803 he published Géométrie de position in which sensed magnitudes were first systematically used in geometry.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Carnot/