Etienne Pascal Essay

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Etienne Pascal

A Little About Blaise Pascalís Father
Etienne Pascal

Etienne Pascal was the father of Blaise Pascal. Etienne was trained in law in

Paris, receiving his degree in 1610. He returned to his home town of Clermont were he

bought the post of counsellor. He came from a wealthy family so he had an ample

amount of money without earning a living.

In 1631 he went to Paris so that his son could have the best education and he

devoted himself to Blaiseís education there. In 1634 he was appointed to a committee set

up by Cardinal Richelieu to judge whether Morinís scheme for determining longitude

from the moonís motion was practical.
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