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 René Descartes

René Descartes

Birth
Descartes, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Death 11 Feb 1650 (aged 53)
Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Burial*
*–This is the original burial site
Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Memorial ID 8404 · View Source
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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 .