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language of expression: French
occupation: astronomer, mathematician, professor, writer
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
student of: Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, Pierre Charles Le Monnier
Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande (French: [lalɑ̃d]; 11 July 1732 – 4 April 1807) was a French astronomer, freemason and writer.
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