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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 544), Torun, Poland
Died: May 24, 1543

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Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather ...

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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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May 24, 2016 ... Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish Mikołaj Kopernik German Nikolaus Kopernikus ... Certain facts about Copernicus's early life are well established, ...

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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 ...

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

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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Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to formulate a ... Certain facts about Copernicus's early life are well established, although a biography written by ...

BBC - History - Copernicus

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Read a biography of astronomer Copernicus, who's best known for the theory that ... Nicolaus Copernicus was born on 19 February 1473 in Thorn (modern day  ...