Ignace-Gaston Pardies (September 5, 1636 - April 21, 1673) was a French Jesuit scholar, mathematician, publisher, horologist, and astronomer active in the second half of the 17th century. Pardies was born in Pau and joined the Society of Jesus as a novitiate on November 17, 1652. In 1654, he entered the University of Toulouse, studying mathematics and natural philosophy. He was ordained in 1663 and took orders in 1665, after which he taught philosophy and mathematics at the Paris Collège de Clermont (Lycée Louis-le-Grand). He corresponded with the greatest polymaths of his generation, including Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727), Athanasius Kircher (1602 - 1680), Henry Oldenburg (1619 - 1677), Christiaan Huygens (1629 - 1695). His wide variety of works were by his contemporaries. His most significant work in terms of cartography is the celestial atlas, Globi coelestis in tabulas planas redacti descriptio, published posthumously in 1674. During Easter of 1673, he was ministering to the sick prisoners of Bicêtre Hospital, near Paris, from whom he contracted a fever and died a few days later.

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