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Blaise Pascal
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Date of Birth: 19 June 1623

Place of Birth: Clermont-Ferrand, France

Date of Death: 19 August 1662

Place of Death: Paris


Blaise Pascal was a polymath, recognised both in his lifetime and by posterity as a scientist, man of the world, polemicist and Christian apologist. His work on the vacuum in particular was contrastively related to his other domains of activity, stressing as it did the va…

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Parish, Richard, “Blaise Pascal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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