Johann Heinrich Lambert

Died aged c. 49

Johann Heinrich Lambert (German: [ˈlambɛɐ̯t], Jean-Henri Lambert in French; 26 or 28 August 1728 – 25 September 1777) was a polymath from the Republic of Mulhouse, generally referred to as either Swiss or French, who made important contributions to the subjects of mathematics, physics (particularly optics), philosophy, astronomy and map projections.

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Maison natale de Jean-Henri Lambert 1728-1777 Célèbre savant, On lui doit la projection cartographique un théorème. Membre de l'Académie Royale de Prusse.

English translation: Maison natale de Jean-Henri Lambert 1728-1777 Famous scholar, We owe him the cartographic projection a theorem. Member of the Royal Academy of Prussia. [AWS Translate]

between Place de la Réunion and Place Lambert, Mulhouse, France where they was born (1728)