~ Founded in 1794, the École Polytechnique, a state supported institution of higher education and research, is the most prestigious engineering Grande Ecole in France. The École trains the scientific, industrial and economic elite of the nation.
~ Exceptional scientists, many of whose names are now attached to fundamental laws and concepts, have walked its halls as students or professors over the last two centuries.
~ 1805 Napoleon settles the Ecole at Montagne Sainte Genevieve, downtown Paris as a military Academy and gives its motto "Pour la patrie, les sciences et la gloire".
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