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...The philosopher and mathematician René Descartes was born on 31 March 1596 in La Haye (later renamed Descartes) in Touraine. He died in Stockholm on 11 February 1650. He was the son of Joachim Descartes, a counsellor at the Parliament...
...Mesland, Denis La Flèche Bogota Henri IV, Collège Orléans Denis Mesland was born in Orléans in 1615 and died in Santa Fe Santa Fe, Bogotá, in 1672. He was a French Jesuit, becoming a novitiate in Paris Paris, around 1630, studying rhetoric...
...Étienne Chauvin was born in Nîmes on 18 April 1640 and died in Berlin on 6 April 1725. His father, a merchant, made him study theology. He completed his theology thesis in 1662 and began preaching in the Montpellier region. Following...
...Descartes, René Pierre Dionis was born in Paris in 1643 and died there on 11 December 1718. He was a relative of the surgeon Mauriceau and studied surgery at the Confrérie Saint-Côme. In 1672, when the Faculty of Medicine in Paris was still...
...Schotanus à Sterringa, Johannes Greydanus, Johannes Johannes Schotanus was presumably born at Franeker, University of Franeker in 1643, the son of Christiaan Schotanus and Aletta Culenberg. He studied philosophy and theology...
...Odé, Jacobus Röell, Herman Alexander Jacobus Odé was born on 11 December 1698 in Zutphen, in the province of Gelderland. He studied theology at Harderwijk University and became professor extraordinarius in philosophy at Utrecht University...
...Schuyl, Florentius Florentius or Florens Schuyl was born in Schiedam on 13 March 1619. In 1630 his family moved to Brabant when Florentius’s father, the Reverend Everardus Regius, Henricus Henricus Schuyl (c. 1585-c. 1665), was appointed...
...Saint-Bertrand-de-Commines Toulouse Aberdeen University Tournefort, Joseph Pitton de François Bayle was born in 1622 in Saint-Bertrand-de-Commines and died in 1709 in Toulouse. He was a doctor of medicine, and gave talks to the académie des...
...Pierre Cally was born on 25 September 1630 in the Sées diocese, at Grébert in the parish of Avernes-sous-Exmes (or, according to certain biographers, in Mesnil-Hubert near Argentan – but this is less likely). He died in Caen on 31 December...
...Paets, Adrian Adriaan Paets, son of a well-to-do merchant, was born in Rotterdam in 1631. His parents provided him with an excellent education. Orphaned at eighteen, he went to live with the liberal Remonstrant minister Hudde, Johannes...