Émilie du Châtelet

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Émilie du Châtelet
Marquise o Châtelet
Châtelet bi Marianne Loir.
Full name
Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier
Born17 December 1706
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd10 September 1749 (aged 42)
Lunéville, Lorraine
Spoose(s)Florent Claude du Châtelet, Marquis o Châtelet
Gabrielle Pauline, Duchess o Montenero
Louis Marie, Duke o Châtelet
FaitherLouis Nicolas Le Tonnelier, Baron o Breteuil
MitherGabrielle Anne de Froulay[1]
ThriftFrench noblewoman best known for her Translation o Newton's Principia

Émilie du Châtelet (17 December 1706 – 10 September 1749) wis a French noblewoman an wis best known for her Translation o Newton's Principia intae French, natural philosophy that combines Newtonian physics with Leibnizian metaphysics, and advocacy of Newtonian Pheesics. She died in chidbirth in Lunéville, Lorraine in 1749.

Faimilie[eedit | eedit soorce]

A dochter o Louis Nicolas Le Tonnelier, Baron o Breteuil[2] an his wife Gabrielle Anne de Froulay. Her name bi birth wis Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On the 12 o Juin 1725, she mairit the Florent Claude du Châtelet, Marquis o Châtelet. Her mairiage conferred the title o Marquise du Châtelet. Like many mairiages among the nobility, theirs wis arranged. As a result o the mairiage she `wis known as Madame de Châtelet or the Marquise o Châtelet. They haed three childer.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Françoise Gabrielle Pauline du Châtelet (30 Juin 1726-?) mairit Alfonso Carafa, Duke o Montenero.
  2. Louis Marie Florent du Châtelet, Duke o Châtelet 20 November 1727 - 13 December 1793) mairit Diane Adélaïde de Rochechouart[3]
  3. Victor Esprit du Châtelet (11 Aprile 1733-?) died young.

Tiles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 17 December 1706- 12 Juin 1725 Mademoiselle de Breteuil.
  • 12 Juin 1725 - 10 September 1749 The Marquise o Châtelet[4].

References an notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. A cousin o René de Froulay, Coont o Tessé
  2. himself an officer in the royal household o Keeng Louis XIV.
  3. frae the faimilie o Madame de Montespan
  4. Madame la marquise de Châtelet in French.

Ither wabsteids[eedit | eedit soorce]

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