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René Descartes

  • Birth 31 Mar 1596 Descartes, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
  • Death 11 Feb 1650 Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
  • Burial Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
  • Memorial ID 8404

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.

Bio by: Garver Graver


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8404
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for René Descartes (31 Mar 1596–11 Feb 1650), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8404, citing Adolf Fredriks kyrkogård, Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .