- Nicholas Bourbaki the pseudonym of a group of mainly French mathematicians that, since 1939, has been producing a monumental work on advanced mathematics, Eléments de Mathématique
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Gambetta, Chanzy, Bourbaki, and Trochu were organising a desperate defence.My Double Life
Bourbaki may relieve Belfort, but in that corner of France what is he to do?The Young Franc Tireurs
G. A. Henty
Bourbaki yelled and pulled at the oars with all his might, encouraging the others.
He called out that Bourbaki was dead, and that we must come to the village.
General Bourbaki had withdrawn from the Lisaine on the 18th.The Franco-German War of 1870-71
Count Helmuth, von Moltke