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Full name : Blaise Pascal
Alias : Blaise Pascal
Gender : Men
Country : France
Birthday : 19-06-1623
Address : Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France
Animals : The Pig
Zodiac : Gemini
Died : 19-08-1662
Father : Étienne Pascal
Mother : Antoinette Begon
Siblings : Jacqueline Pascal
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Activists : Philosophers , Physicists, Mathematicians, Inventors & Discoverers

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician and physicist who laid the foundation for the modern theory of probabilities. A multi-faceted personality, he was also a Christian philosopher, inventor, and writer. Born as the son of a talented mathematician, he received his primary education from his father, who through his unorthodox curriculum, wanted to ensure that his bright young son grew up in an intellectually stimulating environment. The boy started displaying signs of brilliance at an early age and was regarded as a child prodigy. He was just 16 when he wrote a significant treatise on the subject of projective geometry and started working on other serious mathematical concepts as well. While still in his teens he began building calculating machines which later became known as Pascal’s calculators. The calculators, which he had developed with the aim of helping his father in calculating taxes, became Pascal’s first claim to fame. Over the next several years he researched and wrote extensively on mathematical theories and also experimented in physical sciences. Throughout his life he made numerous great contributions to the philosophy of mathematics and the physical sciences. As a Christian philosopher, his most influential theological work is considered to be the ‘Pensées’ which unfortunately he could not complete before illness claimed him at the relatively young age of 39.

 

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