Gaspard Monge facts for kids
|Died||28 July 1818
|Known for||Descriptive geometry|
|Fields||mathematics, engineering, education|
|Notable students||Jean-Baptiste Biot
Sylvestre François Lacroix
Gaspard Monge, Comte de Péluse (9 May 1746 – 28 July 1818) was a French mathematician, the inventor of descriptive geometry (the mathematical basis of technical drawing), and the father of differential geometry. During the French Revolution he served as the Minister of the Marine, and was involved in the reform of the French educational system, helping to found the École Polytechnique.
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