Establishment of the French Academy and Paris Observatory

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Mark Cartwright
by Henri Testelin
published on 19 October 2023
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A 17th-century painting by Henri Testelin titled Establishment of the French Academy of Sciences and of Paris Observatory. Louis XIV of France (r. 1643-1715) is shown being presented the founding members of the Academy and Observatory (shown in the background) c. 1667. (Palace of Versailles)

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Testelin, H. (2023, October 19). Establishment of the French Academy and Paris Observatory. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18039/establishment-of-the-french-academy-and-paris-obse/

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Testelin, Henri. "Establishment of the French Academy and Paris Observatory." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Oct 2023. Web. 28 May 2024.

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