Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Claude Perrault
Born: September 25, 1613, in Paris France
Death: 1688 (Age: 75)
Computer related contributions
- French architect, physician, anatomist, inventor, and author.
- Designed a calculating device, called Abaque Rhabdologique.
- Designed several mechanical devices (a pendulum-controlled water clock, a pulley system to rotate the mirror of a reflecting telescope, etc.) and machines to overcome the effects of friction.
- Recueil de plusieurs machines.