Charles Gillispie, Trailblazer in the History of Science, Dies at 97

October 12, 2015
Charles Gillispie

Charles Gillispie, the Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Emeritus, at Princeton University and a trailblazer in the study of the history of science, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Princeton, New Jersey. He was 97 years old.

Gillispie, who joined the Princeton faculty in 1947, was also a professor of history of science, emeritus. He was an expert in the life and setting of scientific technological activity in 18th-century France. Read more at News at Princeton.

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