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Patrick d'Arcy

died 243 years ago

18 October 1779

Patrick d'Arcy was an Irish mathematician and soldier who studied in France and made original contributions to dynamics. He is best known for his part in the discovery of the principle of angular momentum.

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