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Legendre proceeded to the Jacobin Club, locked the door, and put the key in his pocket, while the members quietly dispersed.
From this moment Legendre appeared to me to be satisfied, and to relent.Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men|Francois Arago
In 1761 he proved the irrationality of π; a simpler proof was given somewhat later by Legendre.
The French geometer, Legendre, gave a rigorous proof by reductio ad absurdum.The Teaching of Geometry|David Eugene Smith
Legendre read an insulting address, in which he called the king a traitor.