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1666 Creation of the Academie des Sciences
1699 Academy gets royal backing
1747 Creation of the Ecole Royale des Ponts et Chaussées
1748 Creation of the Ecole Royale du Génie de Mezières
1751 First edition of L'Encyclopedia
1765 Bossut's "Cours complet de mathematiques"
1770 Bezout's "Cours complet de mathematiques"
1783 Creation of the Ecole Royale des Mines
1789 Start of the French Revolution
1792 Bossut's "Mechanique en generale"
1793 Abolition of the Academies
1793 Start of the Convention
1793 Abolition of the Universities
1794 Creation of L'Institut national des Sciences et des Arts,
Creation of the Ecole Centrale des Travaux Publics,
Creation of the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers
Creation of L'Ecole Normale
1797 Lacroix's "Cours de Mathematiques"
1799 Bonaparte becomes first consul
1813 The Restauration re-establish the Academies
1829 Creation of the Ecole Centrale


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M Ayel May 2002