Nicolaus Copernicus, German/Polish Astronomer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Mikołaj Kopernik
  • Known as: Nicolaus Copernicus, Nikolaus Kopernikus
  • Birth: February 19, 1473, Toruń, Poland
  • Death: May 24, 1543, Frombork, Poland
  • Language: Latin; Polish (?); German (?)
  • Who he was: German/Polish astronomer; De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP); HC

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