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William Chauvenet

Born: May 24, 1820

Death: Dec 13, 1870

Birthplace: Milford

Nationality: United States

William Chauvenet

Date of Birth : May 24, 1820
Date of Death : Dec 13, 1870
Birth Place : Milford

William Chauvenet was a professor of mathematics, astronomy, navigation, and surveying who was instrumental in the establishment of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, and later the second chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis.

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