Blaise Pascal was born in 1623 in France. He was a Catholic theologian and a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, philosopher, and writer. His father was a tax collector in Rouen and educated him as a young prodigy. Pascal's first mathematical work was on conic sections, and at the age of 16, he authored an important book on projective geometry. Here's a quiz based on Blaise Pascal. Let's play the quiz.