Blaise Pascal

June 19, 1623 - August 19, 1662

  • He was born in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France
  • Blaise made the Pascal Calculator which made him the first inventors for the modern day mechanical calculator
  • Blaise's father was a tax collector, led him to create the Pascaline
  • Created Pascaline to help father with taxes
  • famous for creating a device that could do both addition and subtraction
  • invented Mechanical Calculator (Arithmetic Machine)
  • impact affected mathematics and computing for decades to come
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