The metric system was originated by the French Academy of Sciences during the latter part of the 18th century.
A wit of this country asked me for the memoirs of the French Academy.
Pierre Curie was elected to the French Academy—the greatest honor his country can bestow on her men of genius and achievement.
La Bruyere had just been admitted into the French Academy, in 1693.
It may be added that the custom of the French Academy of Sciences is intermediate between these two.
In 1753 Buffon had been nominated a member of the French Academy.
I made a gift of them to the French Academy, which sent me a very flattering letter through the permanent secretary, d'Alembert.
He was admitted to the French Academy on the 16th of January 1896.
We are also contemplating an offer to the French Academy to permit all the works of its members to be issued as ours.
His style commanded the highest praise from the French Academy.