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Anthelme, Voituret

1. Dates
Born: Chatenay-Vaudin, France, ca. 1618
Died: Dijon, 14 Dec. 1683
Dateinfo: Birth Uncertain
Lifespan: 65
2. Father
Occupation: Unknown
No information on financial status.
3. Nationality
Birth: Chatenay-Vaudin, France
Career: France
Death: Dijon, France
4. Education
Schooling: No University
No information.
5. Religion
Affiliation: Catholic
He was a Carthusian monk.
6. Scientific Disciplines
Primary: Astronomy
Discovered the nova Variable R volpecula in 1672.
Publised Explication de la comete and other treatises.
7. Means of Support
Primary: Church Life
He was a Carthusian monk.
8. Patronage
Type: None
9. Technological Involvement
Type: None
10. Scientific Societies
Memberships: None
Correspondence with Edme Mariotte.
  1. P. Humbert, "Don Anthelme...," Archives internationales d'histoire des sciences, 6 (1949) pp.303-311.
  2. P.Humbert," Les Astronmers francais de 1610 a 1667," Société d'études scientifiques et archéologiques de Draguignan, Mémoires, 63 (1942), pp.1-72.
Not Available and Not Consulted
  1. P.Delamare, "Mémoires" in Mémoires commencés en l'an 1682, II, p.73. This is a manuscript in Dijon.
  2. There is just not a lot on Anthelme.
Compiled by:
Richard S. Westfall
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Indiana University
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©1995 Al Van Helden
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