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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 .... The Modlibógs were a prominent Polish family who had been well known in Poland's history since 1271....

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Lived 1473 to 1543. By publishing his evidence that Earth orbits the sun, Nicolaus Copernicus relegated our planet's status from center of the universe to.

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Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer, mathematician, translator, artist, and physicist among other things. He is best known as the first astronomer to posit the  ...

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Nicolaus Copernicus is best known for being the father of what would later become humans' modern understanding of the solar system. Prior to this ...

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May 24, 2016 ... Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish Mikołaj Kopernik German Nikolaus ... Only 27 recorded observations are known for Copernicus's entire life (he ...

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Copernicus was born on the 19th of February, 1473 and died on the 24th of May, ... Famous Nicolas Copernicus quotes include: “Finally we shall place the Sun ...

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Nicolaus Copernicus was a German-Polish astronomer who helped found the discipline of astronomy when he posited that the earth was not fixed but rather ...