Etienne Pascal's third child and only son.
Mother unfortunately died when he was three years old
Family left Clermont and settle in Paris at 1632
In Dec 1639, the Pascals left Paris to live in Rouen
He became deeply religious after his father injury in 1646
Pascal's father died in September 1651
He spent his last years giving to the poor and going from church to church in Paris, attending one religious service after another.
Pascal died at the age of 39 after a malignant growth in his stomach spread to the brain
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