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People/Characters: Emilie du Châtelet

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Bedeutende Französinnen : Christine de Pizan, Emilie du Chatelet, Madame de Sevigne, Germaine de Stael, Olympe de Gouges, Madame Roland, George Sand, Simone de Beauvoir by Gerlinde Kraus
The divine mistress by Samuel Edwards
E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation by David Bodanis
An Eighteenth Century Marquise: A Study of Emilie Du Chatelet and Her Times [1911 ] by Frank Hamel
Emilie du Châtelet by Florence Mauro
Emilie Du Chatelet: Daring Genius of the Enlightenment by Judith P. Zinsser
Emilie Du Chatelet: Rewriting Enlightenment Philosophy and Science (Studies on Voltaire & the Eighteenth Century) by Judith P. Zinsser
Emilie, Emilie : l'ambition feminine au XVIIIe siècle by Elisabeth Badinter
The Exceptional Woman: Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun and the Cultural Politics of Art by Mary D. Sheriff
Finding Emilie by Laurel Corona
Gabrielle Émilie de Breteuil, marquesa de Châtelet (1706-1749) by Adela Salvadornot in English Common Knowledge
Madame du Châtelet, Madame d'Epinay : Ou l'Ambition féminine au XVIIIe siècle by Elisabeth Badinter
Madame du Chatelet: Scientist, Philosopher and Feminist of the Enlightenment (Berg Women's Series) by Esther Ehrman
The Mind Has No Sex?: Women in the Origins of Modern Science by Londa Schiebinger
Paris and her Remarkable Women: A Guide by Lorraine Liscio
Passionate minds : the great love affair of the Enlightenment, featuring the scientist Emilie Du Chatelet, the poet Voltaire, sword fights, book burnings, assorted kings, seditious verse, and the birth of the modern world by David Bodanis
Seduced by Logic: Émilie Du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian Revolution by Robyn Arianrhod
Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love by Elizabeth Prioleau
The Trouble With Women by Jacky Fleming
Vie privée de Voltaire et de Mme. du Chatelet : pendant un séjour de six mois à Cirey by Françoise de Graffigny
Voltaire en son temps by Rene Vaillot
Voltaire in Love by Nancy Mitford
Women in Science: Antiquity through Nineteenth Century A Biographical Dictionary with Annotated Bibliography by Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
The Women of the French Salons by Amelia Gere Mason

Character description

Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du Châtelet (1706–1749) was a French mathematician, physicist, and author. Her greatest achievement is considered to be her translation into French, with her own commentary on the conservation of energy, of Newton's Principia Mathematica. She and Voltaire were long-time lovers and companions. See also her author page on LT.

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