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Blaise Pascal

was born 399 years ago

19 June 1623

Blaise Pascal was a very influential French mathematician and philosopher who contributed to many areas of mathematics. He worked on conic sections and projective geometry and in correspondence with Fermat he laid the foundations for the theory of probability.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Pascal/