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Carnot

1. Lazare (Nicolas Marguerite) , known as the Organizer of Victory. 1753--1823, French military engineer and administrator: organized the French Revolutionary army (1793--95)
2. Nicolas Léonard Sadi . 1796--1832, French physicist, whose work formed the basis for the second law of thermodynamics, enunciated in 1850; author of Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu (1824).
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