François Arago

Dominique François Jean Arago (Catalan: Domènec Francesc Joan Aragó), kent semply as François Arago (French: [fʁɑ̃swa aʁaɡo]; Catalan: Francesc Aragó, IPA: [fɾənˈsɛsk əɾəˈɣo]) (26 Februar 1786 – 2 October 1853), wis a French mathematician, pheesicist, astronomer, freemason,[1] supporter o the carbonari[2] an politeecian.

François Arago

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Preses o the Executive Commission
Co-Prince o Andorrae
In office
9 Mey 1848 – 28 Juin 1848
Prime MeenisterHimself
Precedit biJacques-Charles Dupont
Succeedit biLouis-Eugène Cavaignac
Meenister o War
In office
5 Apryle 1848 – 11 Mey 1848
Prime MeenisterJacques-Charles Dupont
Precedit biLouis-Eugène Cavaignac
Succeedit biAdolphe Charras
Meenister o the Navy
In office
24 Februar 1848 – 4 Mey 1848
Prime MeenisterJacques-Charles Dupont
Precedit biLouis Napoléon Lannes
Succeedit biJoseph Grégoire Casy
Member o the Constituent Assembly
for Seine
In office
4 Mey 1848 – 26 Mey 1849
Precedit biConstutuency creautit
Succeedit biFelicité Robert de Lamennais
ConstituencyParis
Member o the Chaumer o Deputes
for Pyrénées-Orientales
In office
6 Julie 1831 – 24 Februar 1848
Precedit biHippolyte Durand
Succeedit biEmmanuel Arago
ConstituencyPerpignan
Personal details
Born26 Februar 1786(1786-02-26)
Estagel, Roussillon, Fraunce
Dee'd2 October 1853(1853-10-02) (aged 67)
Paris, Seine, French Empire
Restin placePère Lachaise Seemetry, Paris
Poleetical pairtyModerate Republican
Spoose(s)Lucie Carrier-Besombes (m. 1811; d. 1829)
BairnsEmmanuel Arago
Alfred
Gabriel
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
ProfessionAstronomer, pheesicist, mathematician
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Kent forRotary polarization
Polariser
Eddy currents
Fresnel–Arago laws
Arago spot
Arago's rotations
AwairdsCopley Medal
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy, mathematics, pheesics
InstitutionsBureau des Longitudes, French Academy o Sciences, Paris Observatory
PatronsSiméon Denis Poisson
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Influences
Influenced
SignaturSignature de François Arago.svg

ReferencesEedit

  1. Victor SCHOELCHER Républicain et franc-maçon, Anne GIROLLET, ed. Maçonnique Française, p. 26
  2. Dictionnaire universel de la Franc-Maçonnerie By Monique Cara, Jean-Marc Cara, Marc Jode