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Émilie du Châtelet - Set

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  • 21.01.2019
  • Stefanie Humbert Basset
  • Heliogravure
  • 23 x 28.6 mm
  • €0.88
About Émilie du Châtelet

Born in Paris on December 17, 1706, Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil was very passionate about science. She was encouraged by her father, the Baron de Breteuil: impressed by the intelligence of his daughter, he offers his best tutors to perfect her education. This is a rare privilege for a young woman of the eighteenth century, even in good society, and this gives the young Emilie a strong intellectual background.

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