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Background

  • Jacques was born on November 12, 1746 in Beaugency, France

  • When he was young the education he received was focused on mathematics and had little science involved

  • His first job was as a clerk at the Bureau of Finances in Paris

  • When Benjamin Franklin visited Paris as an ambassador for the United States and Casar saw the experiments he had been doing, it encouraged and prompted him to begin learning more about non-mathematical sciences and physics.

  • He first began experimenting with electricity

  • After Charles had succeeded and made many contributions to the science field, he died on April 7, 1823 in Paris.