Paul Dupuy in 1895.
|Born|| 18 January 1856|
|Died|| 17 March 1948 92) (aged|
Paul Dupuy, History Lecturer at the Ecole Normale, published in 1896 the first scientific biography of the mathematician Évariste Galois, titled "La vie d'Évariste Galois".
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