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The names of 72 scientists listed on the borders of the four facades of the Eiffel Tower

The names engraved on the Tower, as a tribute gesture from Gustave Eiffel to the world of scientists, disappeared during one of its paintings at the turn of the century and were re-established in 1986 - 87.


The names of the scientists
Opposite the Trocadero
1. Seguin
(Mechanic)
2. Lalande
(Astronomer)
3. Tresca
(Engineer and Mechanic)
4. Poncelet
(Geometrician)
5. Bresse
(Mathematician)
6. Lagrange
(Geometrician)
7. Belanger
(Mathematician)
8. Cuvier
(Naturalist)
9. Laplace
(Astronomer)
10. Dulong
(Physicist)
11. Chasles
(Geometrician)
12. Lavoisier
(Chemist)
13. Ampere
(Mathematician and Physicist)
14. Chevreul
(Chemist)
15. Flachat
(Engineer)
16. Navier
(Mathematician)
17. Legendre
(Geometrician)
18. Chaptal
(Agronomist and Chemist)
   
Opposite Grenelle
19. Jamin
(Physicist)
20. Gay-Lussac
(Chemist)
21. Fizeau
(Physicist)
22. Schneider
(Industrialist)
23. Le Chatelier
(Engineer)
24. Berthier
(Mineralogist)
25. Barral
(Agronomist, Chemist, Physicist)
26. De Dion
(Engineer)
27. Go�in
(Engineer and Industrialist)
28. Jousselin
(Engineer)
29. Broca
(Surgeon)
30. Becquerel
(Physicist)
31. Coriolis
(Mathematician)
32. Cail
(Industrialist)
33. Triger
(Engineer)
34. Giffard
(Engineer)
35. Perrier
(Géographe and Mathematician)
36. Sturm
(Mathematician)

Opposite the Military Academy
37. Cauchy
(Mathematician)
38. Belgrand
(Engineer)
39. Regnault
(Chemist and Physicist)
40. Fresnel
(Physicist)
41. De Prony
(Engineer)
42. Vicat
(Engineer)
43. Ebelmen
(Chemist)
44. Coulomb
(Physicist)
45. Poinsot
(Mathematician)
46. Foucault
(Physicist)
47. Delaunay
(Astronomer)
48. Morin
(Mathematician and Physicist)
49. Ha�y
(Mineralogist)
50. Combes
(Engineer and Metallurgist)
51. Thénard
(Chemist)
52. Arago
(Astronomer and Physicist)
53. Poisson
(Mathematician)
54. Monge
(Geometrician)
   
Opposite the view of Paris
55. Petiet
(Engineer)
56. Daguerre
(Painter and Physicist)
57. Wurtz
(Chemist)
58. Le Verrier
(Astronomer)
59. Perdonnet
(Engineer)
60. Delambre
(Astronomer)
61. Malus
(Physicist)
62. Breguet
(Physicist and Constructor)
63. Polonceau
(Engineer)
64. Dumas
(Chemist)
65. Clapeyron
(Engineer)
66. Borda
(Mathematician)
67. Fourier
(Mathematician)
68. Bichat
(Anatomiste and Physiologist)
69. Sauvage
(Mechanic)
70. Pelouze
(Chemist)
71. Carnot
(Mathematician)
72. Lam�
(Geometrician)
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