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1 April 1776|
Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France
|Died||27 June 1831
|Known for||Elasticity theory and number theory (e.g. Sophie Germain prime numbers)|
|Fields||Mathematician, physicist, and philosopher|
|Academic advisors||Carl Friedrich Gauss (epistolary correspondent)|
Other name: Auguste Antoine Le Blanc
The Sophie Germain prime and Crater Germain on Venus are named after her.
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