Duc Louis César Victor Maurice  de Broglie

Duc Louis César Victor Maurice de Broglie

Male 1875 - 1960  (85 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Name Louis César Victor Maurice de Broglie 
    Prefix Duc 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born 27 Apr 1875  Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jul 1960  Neuilly-sur-Seine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I496748  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2006 

    Father Duc Louis Alphonse Victor de Broglie,   b. 30 Oct 1846, Rome Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1906, Broglie Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Pauline de la Forest d' Armaillé,   b. 22 Dec 1851, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1928, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1871  Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Family ID F201912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Camille Bernou de Rochetaillée,   b. 20 Nov 1883, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1966, Nice Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1904 
    • rel 12.1.1904
    Children 
     1. Laure de Broglie,   b. 17 Nov 1904, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1911, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F201913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • 6th duc de Broglie
      Having graduated from naval officer's school, Maurice de Broglie spent nine years in the French Navy , serving on a gunboat at Bizerte and in the Mediterranean Squadron. While serving, he became interested in physics, and began doing research on electromagnetism . Broglie defied his family's wishes and left the navy in 1904 to pursue a scientific career. He studied under Paul Langevin at the Collège de France in Paris , receiving his doctorate in 1908 .
      Broglie made advances in the study of X-ray diffraction and spectroscopy . During the First World War , he worked on radio communications for the navy. After the war, he resumed his research at a large laboratory in his home. He occasionally collaborated with his younger brother Louis , who followed his professional lead and was training as a physicist, and they coauthored a paper in 1921 . After Louis de Broglie's rise to prominence in the 1920s , building on some of their shared research, the elder Broglie physicist continued his own research. While Louis was primarily a theoretician, Maurice himself was always the experimental physicist par excellence.
      He became a member of the Académie des sciences in 1924 , and in 1934 was elected to the Académie française , replacing the historian Pierre de La Gorce . In 1942 he succeeded his mentor, assuming Langevin's chair in physics at the Collège de France. He was also elected to the Royal Society of London on 23 May 1940 , having received the Royal Society's Hughes Medal in 1928 .


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