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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Lucien Poincare

Poincare, Lucien (1862-1920), French physicist ( see 21.892), was born at Bar-le-Duc July 22 1862. After a distinguished academic career he became in succession inspectorgeneral of physical science in 1902, director of secondary education at the Ministry of Public Instruction in 1910, director of higher education in 1914 and rector of the Academie de Paris in 1917. In that capacity he received President Wilson at the Sorbonne on the occasion of his visit to Paris for the Peace Conference. He died in Paris March 9 1920.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Lucien Poincare'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. 1910.

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