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Sunday 31st of March 1596

423 years ago

Philosopher, mathematician and scientist René Descartes is born in La Haye en Touraine, Indre-et-Loire, France.

Descartes' mother died on 13 May 1597, a few days after giving birth to another son, who also died soon after.