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Nicolas Copernicus was born into a well-to-do family, and after his father died in 1483 he was put under the guardianship of his uncle, a bishop of Warmia (Poland). He went to university in Krakow and spent a decade in Italy, studying law and mathematics.... More »
Name at Birth: Niclas Kopernik
Born: February 19, 1473 (age 543), Torun, Poland
Died: May 24, 1543

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Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a ... Copernicus was born and died in Royal Prussia, a region that had been part of the Kingdom of Poland since 1466...

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May 20, 2016 ... Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a heliocentric system, in which planets revolve around the sun. Learn ...

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Nicolaus Copernicus was born in the city of Torun, in the Prince-Bishopric of Warmia, northern Poland on February 19, 1473. His name at birth was Mikolaj ...

Nicolaus Copernicus Biography: Facts and Discoveries - Space.com

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Feb 19, 2013 ... In the 1500s, when most believed Earth was the center of the universe, Nicolas Copernicus proposed his theory that the planets revolved ...

Copernicus biography - MacTutor History of Mathematics

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Nicolaus Copernicus is the Latin version of the famous astronomer's name which he chose later in his life. The original form of his name was Mikolaj Kopernik or ...

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May 24, 2016 ... Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish Mikołaj Kopernik German Nikolaus Kopernikus ( born February 19, 1473, Toruń, Royal Prussia, Poland—died May ...

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Read a biography of astronomer Copernicus, who's best known for the theory that the sun is at the centre of the universe.

Nicolaus Copernicus Biography for Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum

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Nicolaus Copernicus Printable Biography. Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer, mathematician, translator, artist, and physicist among other things.

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Nicolaus Copernicus was born on February 19, 1473, in Torun, Poland, about 100 miles south of Danzig. He belonged to a family of merchants. His uncle, the ...