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19th June 1623

Blaise Pascal

French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer, and Christian philosopher

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal's earliest work was in the natural and applied sciences where he made important contributions to the study of fluids, and clarified the concepts of pressure and vacuum by generalising the work of Evangelista Torricelli. Pascal also wrote in defence of the scientific method.

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  • Lived from
    1623 - 1662 (Died age 39)
  • Birthday:
    19th June 1623
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Gemini
  • Place of Birth:
    LĂ©rouville
  • Country:
    France