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Born 28 February 1683
Died 17 October 1757(1757-10-17) (aged 74)
Nationality French
Known for Temperature scale named for him
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Fields Entomology

René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur ( 28 February 1683, La Rochelle – 17 October 1757, Saint-Julien-du-Terroux) was a French entomologist and writer who contributed to many different fields, especially the study of insects. He introduced the Réaumur temperature scale.

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