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Location address: France, Ile-de-France, Palaiseau
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The École polytechnique (commonly known as Polytechnique or, in France, by the nickname X) is a state-run institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, Essonne, France, near Paris.
Mathematician Joseph Louis Lagrange became the first professor of analysis at the École Polytechnique upon its opening in 1794.