# Mathematician:Pierre Raymond de Montmort

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## Mathematician

French mathematician who worked in probability theory.

The first to introduce the combinatorial study of derangements.

Also known for naming Pascal's triangle after Blaise Pascal, calling it *Table de M. Pascal pour les combinaisons*.

## Nationality

French

## History

- Born: 27 Oct 1678, Paris, France
- Died: 7 Oct 1719, Paris, France

## Publications

- 1708:
*Essay d'analyse sur les jeux de hazard*

## Also known as

His name is also seen rendered as **Pierre RĂ©mond de Montmort**.