georges-louis le sage
|born||13 june 1724|geneva
, republic of geneva
|died||9 november 1803 (aged 79)|
georges-louis le sage (french: [lə saʒ]; 13 june 1724 – 9 november 1803) was a genevan physicist and is most known for his theory of gravitation, for his invention of an electric telegraph and his anticipation of the kinetic theory of gases. furthermore, he was a contributor to the encyclopédie ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers.