History of rene descartes power pointPresentation Transcript
History of Rene Descartes By: Andre Street Jr.
Time of Birth
Rene was born on March 31 st 1596.
Died on February 11 th 1650.
He was born in La Haye en Touraine. When he was 1 years old his mother died and his father became the legal owner of Rene. At 8 years old he went to Jesuit college Royal Henry La Grande.
When Rene got older his father wanted him to be a lawyer. But Rene did not want to be a lawyer. So he ran away to travel. In 1618 Rene went to go join the College of war.
While on the way to Breda he met a man named Isaac Beeckman. Isaac really like Rene because of his knowledge of mathematics. In 1622 Rene returned to France In 1663 the Pope had placed his work in books.
Rene died on February 11 th , 1650. The death was said to be Pneumonia. Still to this day Rene Descartes math has spread through the entire world.