Alexis FONTAINE DES BERTINS

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Mathématician

FrenchBorn Alexis FONTAINE

French mathematician

Born on August 13, 1704 in Claveyson, Drôme , France

Died on August 21, 1771 in Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire , France

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He first got a taste for maths by reading the Géométrie de l'infini of Fontenelle and gave solutions to the problems of the tautochrone curve, the brachistochrone curve and orthogonal trajectories. He was elected a member of the Académie des sciences in 1733. ...   He first got a taste for maths by reading the Géométrie de l'infini of Fontenelle and gave solutions to the problems of the tautochrone curve, the brachistochrone curve and orthogonal trajectories. He was elected a member of the Académie des sciences in 1733.



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