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FRANCOIS JOSEPH DES CAMUS (1672-1732)

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 140 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FRANCOIS JOSEPH DES CAMUS (1672-1732), French mechanician, was born near St Mihiel, on the 14th of September 1672. After studying for the church, he devoted himself to mechanical inventions, a number of which he described in his Traite des forcesmouvantes pour la pratique des arts et metiers, Paris, 1722. He died in England in 1732•
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