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Rene Descartes
Birth: Mar. 31, 1596
Descartes
Departement d'Indre-et-Loire
Centre, France
Death: Feb. 11, 1650
Stockholm
Stockholms län, Sweden

Philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer. He has been dubbed the "Father of Modern Philosophy." Originally buried in Stockholm, his remains were later taken to France. His brain resides in the Musée de l'Homme in Paris. 
 
Burial:
Saint-Germain-des-Prés Church
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
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- R I P
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
René Descartes: Sir, you will be remembered as a highly influential French philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer and also dubbed the "Father of Modern Philosophy,"thank you for your genius, happy birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014

- David Wend
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
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