Jean Picard

Picard by [[Henri Testelin]], c. 1680 Jean Picard (21 July 1620 – 12 July 1682) was a French astronomer and priest born in La Flèche, where he studied at the Jesuit Collège Royal Henry-Le-Grand.

He is principally notable for his accurate measure of the size of the Earth, based on a careful survey of one degree of latitude along the Paris Meridian. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Catoni, Olivier
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