Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes

Birth
Descartes, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Death 11 Feb 1650 (aged 53)
Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 30179108 · View Source
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Philosopher. 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, France.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 29 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30179108
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rene Descartes (31 Mar 1596–11 Feb 1650), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30179108, citing Saint-Germain-des-Prés Church, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .