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Bacon

Helped develop the scientific method, stressed experimentation

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Descartes

Helped develop the scientific method, stressed human reasoning

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Newton

Father of physics, invented calculus

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Brahe

Tried to prove the heliocentric model wrong

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Kepler

Brahe's assistant, discovered planets move in ellipses

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Copernicus

Heliocentric model

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Harvey

Circulation of blood

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Vesalius

Autopsies, human anatomy

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Boyle

Father of chemistry, all matter is made of tiny particles

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Van Leeuwenhoek/ Robert Hooke

Perfected the microscope, saw cells, effect of temperature and pressure on gases

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Pare

Ointment for preventing infections, artificial limbs

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Hobbes

Loves the absolute monarchy

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Locke

People should overthrow the government if it's not protecting their rights

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Voltaire

Political and religious freedom

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Adam Smith

Laissez-faire economics

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Mary Wollstonecraft

Women's rights

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Denis Diderot

Wrote the encyclopedia

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Rousseau

Romanticism

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Madame Geoffrin

Salon hostess

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Bach

Sonatas, played organs

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Handel

Wrote water music

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Mozart

600+ pieces of music

23

Olympe de Gouges

Declaration of the rights of women and the female citizeness

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Robespierre

Committee of public safety

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Galileo

Supported the heliocentric model and improved the telescope