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Lagrange, Joseph Louis

Pronunciation: /laˈɡrɒ̃ʒ/
Pronunciation: /laɡʀɑ̃ʒ/
Comte de (1736–1813), Italian-born French mathematician. He is remembered for his proof that every positive integer can be expressed as a sum of at most four squares, and for his work on mechanics and its application to the description of planetary and lunar motion.

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