Du Châtelet, Emilie (1706-1749)

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Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise Du Châtelet, wrote, among other things, a translation and commentary on Isaac Newton’s Principia, and a physics textbook for her son, entitled Institutions de Physique (Foundations of Physics).

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