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Paris To Honour Dubrovnik’s Ruđer Bošković

The City of Paris will either name a street, square or other public place after the great Dubrovnik citizen Ruđer Bošković.

The announcement was made yesterday by French MP Patrick Bloche, Commission President for culture and education, at a meeting held in cooperation with the Croatian government ahead of EU entry.

Bošković is a celebrated Croatian mathematician, astronomer, physicist and philosopher from the eighteenth century. The decision comes fifteen years after the unveiling of a plaque in his honour by the Almae Matris Croaticae Alumni association.