Eiffel Tower

Mathematicians commemorated on the Eiffel Tower


When Gustave Eiffel built his famous Parisian tower, he included the names of 72 prominent French scientists on plaques around the first stage. Those who are in our archive are listed below.

Click on the name below to go to the biography.

Ampère
Arago
Bélanger
Borda
Carnot
Cauchy
Chasles
Clapeyron
Coriolis
Coulomb

De Prony
Delambre
Delaunay
Foucault
Fourier
Fresnel
Lagrange
Lalande
Lamé
Laplace

Le Verrier
Legendre
Malus
Monge
Morin
Navier
Poinsot
Poisson
Poncelet
Sturm

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The full list of the 72 commemorated is at THIS LINK


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JOC/EFR July 2009

The URL of this page is:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Societies/Eiffel.html