Marquis de Condorcet Biography

Mathematician, Writer (1743–1794)
Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat is best known work in mathematics and support of the French Revolution.


Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat was born September 17, 1743 in Ribemont, France. Marie Jean was an early mathematics protege and studied under Jean Le Rond d'Alembert. He was elected to represent Paris in the Legislative Assembly, but forced to flee during the Revolution for sympathizing with the Girondins.

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