Count of the French Empire
Lazare Carnot was born on May 13, 1753 in Nolay, Burgundy, France.
This French mathematician and engineer was also a general and a politician, who served as Minister of War in 1800 and Minister of Internal Affairs during the Hundred Days.
Napoleon made him Count of the French Empire in 1815.
He died on August 22, 1823 in Magdeburg, Prussia (now Germany).
In 1889, his remains were transferred to the Pantheon in Paris.
Our warmest thanks to Ms Marie-Christine PENIN, (webmistress of Tombes & Sepultures website) for the photograph of Lazare Carnot's tomb in the Pantheon.