Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

de la Condamine, Charles-Marie

  • Antonio E. Ten
Reference work entry

Alternate Name

 Condamine, Charles-Marie de la

BornParis, France, 28 January 1701

Died Paris, France, 4 February 1774
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Translated by Roberto de Andrade Martins.

Selected References

  1. Colloque International “La Condamine.”(1987). Mexico: Edición IPHG.Google Scholar
  2. Condorcet, M. J. (1778). “Éloge de M. De La Condamine.” Histoire de l’Académie Royale des Sciences pour 1774(1778): 85–121.Google Scholar
  3. Terrall, Mary (2002). The Man Who Flattened the Earth: Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ValenciaValenciaSpain