Memorial

Large_placeholder_br Adolphe Quetelet at Palais des Académies

Statue: Adolphe Quetelet at Palais des Académies

{On the front of the plinth :}
ADOLPHE QUETELET
1796 - 1874

{On the side of the plinth :}
Founder
of
the Royal Observatory of Brussels
1826
---
Perpetual Secretary
of
the Royal Academy of Belgium
1834
---
Creator
of
Social Physics
1835

Original inscription:

{On the front of the plinth :}
ADOLPHE QUETELET
1796 - 1874

{On the side of the plinth :}
FONDATEUR
DE
L’OBSERVATOIRE ROYAL DE BRUXELLES
1826
---
SECRETAIRE PERPETUEL
DE
L’ACADEMIE ROYALE DE BELGIQUE
1834
---
CRÉATEUR
DE LA
PHYSIQUE SOCIALE
1835

Inaugurated 11 May 1880.

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Adolphe Quetelet

Born Ghent. Scientist (mathematics, astronomy, meteorology, anthropology, s...

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