Galileo Galilei, Italian Astronomer

by Justus Sustermans

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Galileo Galilei
  • Birth: February 15, 1564, Pisa, Italy
  • Death: January 8, 1642, Florence, Italy
  • Language: Italian
  • Who he was: Italian astronomer; Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo (Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems); Sidereus Nuncius (The Starry Messenger)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP); GGB (+PGR 2); LRP

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