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(953) Painleva

Reference work entry

Discovered 1921 Apr. 29 by B. Jekhovsky at Algiers.

Named in honor of Paul Painlevé (1863–1933), French mathematician and several times French minister (1917–1933). His scientific works refer to analysis and aerodynamics. (H 92; M.-A. Combes)

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