Jean Vauquelin de la Fresnaye
Jean Vauquelin de la Fresnaye (or de La Fresnaye) (1536–1608) was a French poet born at the château of La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage in Normandy in 1536.He studied the humanities at Paris and law at Poitiers...
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Charles McKean
Charles McKean FRSE FRSA FRHistS FRIBA (16 July 1946 - 29 September 2013) was Professor of Scottish Architectural History at the University of Dundee.Charles McKean was formerly Secretary and Treasur...
Alice Barnham
Alice Barnham, Viscountess St Albans (1592–1650) was the wife of English scientific philosopher and statesman Francis Bacon.
She was born 14 May 1592, to Benedict Barnham and his wife Dorothy, née...
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Hardouin de Péréfixe de Beaumont
Paul Philippe Hardouin de Beaumont de Péréfixe (1606 – 1 January 1671, Paris) was a French historian and clergyman. He was bishop of Rodez, then archbishop of Paris.Born at Beaumont, Vienne into...
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Balthasar Bekker
Balthasar Bekker (20 March 1634 – 11 June 1698) was a Dutch minister and author of philosophical and theological works. Opposing superstition, he was a key figure in the end of the witchcraft persecut...
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Cartesian materialism
In philosophy of mind, Cartesian materialism is the idea that at some place (or places) in the brain, there is some set of information that directly corresponds to our conscious experience. Contrary t...
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Marcel-Paul Schützenberger
Marcel-Paul "Marco" Schützenberger (October 24, 1920 – July 29, 1996) was a French mathematician and Doctor of Medicine. His work had impact across the fields of formal language, combinatorics, and i...
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Alain Claeys
Alain Claeys (born 25 August 1948) is a French politician. He is a member of the Socialist Party, Mayor of Poitiers since 2008 and a Member of the National Assembly of France for the first constituenc...
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Scévole de Sainte-Marthe (1571–1650)
Scévole de Sainte-Marthe (20 December 1571, Loudun - 7 September 1650) was a French historian.He studied at the University of Poitiers.
Francine Descartes
Francine Descartes (19 July 1635, Deventer – 7 September 1640, Amersfoort) was René Descartes' daughter.Francine was the daughter of Helena Jans van der Strom, a domestic servant of Thomas Sergeant — ...
Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, QC (/ˈbeɪkən/; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author. He served ...
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IAE de Poitiers
The Institut d'Administration des Entreprises de Poitiers (IAE), in Poitiers, is the Business School of the University of Poitiers. From its origins it has been part of the "Réseau des IAE", first Fre...
Henri Konan Bédié
Aimé Henri Konan Bédié (born May 5, 1934) is an Ivorian politician. He was President of Ivory Coast from 1993 to 1999, and he is currently the President of the Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire - Afri...
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Michel Roger
Michel Roger (born 1949) is the current Minister of State of Monaco.He had been a member of the High Court of Monaco since 2007. He assumed office on 29 March 2010, following his appointment by Prince...
John Lesley
John Lesley (or Leslie) (29 September 1527 – 31 May 1596) was a Scottish Roman Catholic bishop and historian. His father was Gavin Lesley, rector of Kingussie, Badenoch.
He was educated at the Uni...
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Baconian method
The Baconian method is the investigative method developed by Sir Francis Bacon. The method was put forward in Bacon's book Novum Organum (1620), or 'New Method', and was supposed to replace the method...
François Viète
François Viète (Latin: Franciscus Vieta; 1540 – 23 February 1603), Seigneur de la Bigotière, was a French mathematician whose work on new algebra was an important step towards modern algebra, due to i...
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André-Michel Guerry
André-Michel Guerry (December 24, 1802 – April 9, 1866) was a French lawyer and amateur statistician. Together with Adolphe Quetelet he may be regarded as the founder of moral statistics which l...
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Joachim du Bellay
Joachim du Bellay ([ʒoaʃɛ̃ dy bɛlɛ]; c. 1522 – 1 January 1560) was a French poet, critic, and a member of the Pléiade.
Joachim Du Bellay was born at the Castle of La Turmelière, not far from...
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François Rabelais
François Rabelais (/ˌræbəˈleɪ/; [fʁɑ̃.swa ʁa.blɛ]; c. 1483 – 9 April 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarde...
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Institut des Risques Industriels, Assurantiels et Financiers
Institut des Risques Industriels, Assurantiels et Financiers (in English : Institute of Industrial, Insurantial and Financial Risk), or IRIAF, is a component of University of Poitiers. It is situ...
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Andries de Graeff
Free Imperial Knight Andries de Graeff (19 February 1611 – 30 November 1678) was a very powerful member of the Amsterdam branch of the De Graeff - family during the Dutch Golden Age. He became a mayor...
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University of Poitiers
The University of Poitiers (French: Université de Poitiers) is a university in Poitiers, France. It is a member of the Coimbra Group, as one of the oldest universities of Europe.
Founded in 14...
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Cartesian coordinate system
A Cartesian coordinate system is a coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates, which are the signed distances from the point to two fixed perpen...
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Salah El Mahdi
Salah El Mahdi (Arabic: صالح المهدي‎; born Mohamed Ibn Abderrahmane Ben Salah Mehdi Chérifi on February 9, 1925 in Tunis and died September 12, 2014 in Tunis) was a Tunisian musicologist, co...