Mathematician:Claude Perrault

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Mathematician

French architect, best known for his participation in the design of the east fa├žade of the Louvre in Paris.

Also achieved success as a physician and anatomist, and as an author.

Wrote treatises on physics and natural history.

The first to investigate the tractrix, which he did in $1670$.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 25 September 1613 in Paris
  • Died: 9 October 1688 in Paris


Publications

  • Oeuvres diverses de Physique et de Mecanique