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General Morin (c1795-1880)
1880 Obituary 
GENERAL MORIN, director of the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, died in Paris on the 7th inst. at the good old age of 85.
He is well known to English students as having largely contributed from 1830 to 1843 to the work, so successfully carried out in France, of establishing mechanics on a strictly scientific and true basis....[more]