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Gaspard Monge

was born 276 years ago

9 May 1746

Gaspard Monge is considered the father of differential geometry because of his work Application de l'analyse à la géométrie where he introduced the concept of lines of curvature of a surface in 3-space.

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