Rene Descartes was an emminent French philosopher, scientist, and mathematician. He is often credited as being the "Father of Modern Western Philosophy."
|Full Name||Rene Descartes|
|Who||philosopher / scientist / mathematician|
|Birth Date||March 31, 1596|
|Death Date||February 11, 1650|
|Born||Descartes Indre-et-Loire, France|
|Cause of Death||pneumonia|
|Education||University of Poitiers|
|Mother||Jeanne Brochard Descartes|
Jeanne Descartes Rogier
Anne Descartes d'Avaugour (half-sister)
Joachim Descartes II (half-brother)
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