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Émilie de Châtelet (1706-1749) was a French mathematician and physicist. She was a leader of her sex in these fields. She had several affairs, including ones with the writer Voltaire and the poet Jean François de Saint-Lambert. Émilie died a few days after giving birth to de Saint-Lambert's child at the age of 42.
scholasticastewart  1/4/2008
Émilie is such a beautiful and stunning name. It's totally gorgeous! ^___^
― Anonymous User  4/8/2015
I love this name! Also happens to be my older sister's middle name.
― Anonymous User  8/9/2015
Émilie du Châtelet (1706-49), was a French mathematician, physicist and author. She translated into French, with her own commentary, Newton's celebrate Principia Mathematica and derived from its principles of mechanics the notion of conservation of energy. She researched the science of fire, publishing a paper that foresaw what is today known as infra-red radiation and the nature of light.
earthnut  6/2/2016
I'm surprised no one has talked about Emilie de Joly de Choin, the morganatic wife of Louis of France known as the "Grand Dauphin"
Aemillia_Maxima  8/5/2016
Émilie Le Pennec is a retired French artistic gymnast. Le Pennec was the 2004 Olympic Champion on the uneven bars and was the first female French gymnast to win an Olympic medal in women's artistic gymnastics. Coached by Yves Kieffer at Pôle France INSEP in Paris, Le Pennec was the French junior national champion in 2002. At her first senior nationals in 2003, she placed fifth, but won a silver medal on her specialty, the uneven bars. She represented France at the 2002 Junior European Championships, where she won a bronze medal in the team event. At the 2003 World Gymnastics Championships, Le Pennec was a member of the 10th-place French team. She also qualified for the all-around and the floor exercise finals, where she finished 11th and seventh, respectively.
cutenose  2/16/2017

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