Cauchy, Augustin Louis (17891857)

Cauchy, Augustin Louis, mathematician, born in Paris; wrote largely on physical subjects; his “Memoir” on the theory of the waves suggested the undulatory theory of light; professor of Astronomy at Paris; declined to take the oath of allegiance to Napoleon III., and retired (17891857).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Cauchon * Caucus
Catskill Mountains
Cattegat
Cattermole, George
Cattle Plague
Catullus, Caius Valerius
Cauca
Caucasia
Caucasian race
Caucasus
Cauchon
Cauchy, Augustin Louis
Caucus
Caudine Forks
Caudle, Mrs.
Caul
Caulaincourt, Armand de
Caus, Salomon de
Causality
Cauterets
Cavaignac, Louis Eugène
Cavalcaselle, Giovanni Battista