Jean Charles de Borda

1733 - 1799

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Jean-Charles de Borda was a French soldier and mathematician who invented an important surveying instrument.
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Honours awarded to Jean-Charles de Borda
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Lunar featuresCrater Borda
Paris street namesRue Borda (3rd Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower


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