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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- and Reformation-era mathematician and astronomer ...... But there are some facts that should be considered when talking about Copernicus's nationality. Nicolaus Copernicus was born and raised in ...

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The astronomical model that Copernicus developed was called heliocentrism ( helios means Sun). It has the Sun motionless at the center of the Universe while ...

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Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer, mathematician and scientist born in the 15th century. He identified the fact that the sun, rather than our earth, was the ...

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Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a ... Quick Facts ... Nicolaus Copernicus was born on February 19, 1473 in Torun, Poland.

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Jun 22, 2014 ... Nicolaus Copernicus is famous for establishing the heliocentric model of the Universe. Here are 10 interesting facts about his life and ...

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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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May 3, 2017 ... Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish Mikołaj Kopernik German Nikolaus Kopernikus ( born February 19, 1473, Toruń, Royal Prussia, Poland—died May ...

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Feb 19, 2013 ... A portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus painted in 1580 ... Here are eight more surprising facts from Copernicus's long life (70 years) and career:.

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Feb 19, 2013 ... In the early 1500s, when virtually everyone believed Earth was the center of the universe, Polish scientist Nicolaus Copernicus proposed that ...